Cardston County
Oldest grain elevator in Alberta, located in Raley
Oldest grain elevator in Alberta, located in Raley
Official seal of Cardston County
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division3
Established1954
Incorporated1999 (County)
Government
 • ReeveRandy Bullock
 • Governing bodyCardston County Council
 • Administrative officeCardston
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land3,358.39 km2 (1,296.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total4,856
 • Density1.4/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitecardstoncounty.com

Cardston County is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located in Census Division 3 around the Town of Cardston.

The municipal district was established on January 1, 1954, through the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Sugar City No. 5 and part of the Municipal District of Cochrane No. 6. On January 1, 2000, the name was changed from Municipal District of Cardston No. 6 to Cardston County[3]

Geography

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Lakes

Communities and localities

The following localities are located within Cardston County.[5]

Localities
Other places

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Cardston County had a population of 4,856 living in 1,143 of its 1,387 total private dwellings, a change of 8.4% from its 2016 population of 4,481. With a land area of 3,358.39 km2 (1,296.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Cardston County had a population of 4,481 living in 1,043 of its 1,260 total private dwellings, a 7.5% change from its 2011 population of 4,167. With a land area of 3,429.82 km2 (1,324.26 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi) in 2016.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  3. ^ Municipal Profile Archived 2006-10-05 at the Wayback Machine - Alberta Municipal Affairs
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4803001 - Cardston County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. March 5, 2010. Archived from the original on May 25, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  6. ^ Geo-Administrative Areas (Hamlet, Locality and Townsite Culture Points) (Geodatabase layer) (Map). AltaLIS. October 26, 2020. Retrieved October 2, 2021.
  7. ^ Woolford Flat
  8. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.