County of Newell
Last remaining prairie grain elevators in the Scandia district. Scandia
Last remaining prairie grain elevators in the Scandia district. Scandia
Official seal of County of Newell
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Coordinates: 50°33′51″N 111°53′56″W / 50.56417°N 111.89889°W / 50.56417; -111.89889
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Established1948
Incorporated1953
Government
 • ReeveMolly Douglass
 • Governing bodyCounty of Newell Council
 • Administrative officesouth of Brooks
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land5,810.15 km2 (2,243.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total7,465
 • Density1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitecountyofnewell.ab.ca

The County of Newell is a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 2, its municipal office is located south of the City of Brooks.

History

It was incorporated as the County of Newell No. 4 on January 1, 1953, through the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Newell No. 28 and part of the Municipal District of Bow Valley No. 40. Its name was changed to the County of Newell on September 9, 2011.[3]

Geography

Communities and localities

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Newell had a population of 7,465 living in 2,404 of its 2,642 total private dwellings, a change of -0.8% from its 2016 population of 7,524. With a land area of 5,810.15 km2 (2,243.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.3/km2 (3.3/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

The population of the County of Newell according to its 2020 municipal census is 7,502.[7]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the County of Newell had a population of 7,524 living in 2,412 of its 2,627 total private dwellings, a 5.4% change from its 2011 population of 7,138. With a land area of 5,904.67 km2 (2,279.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.3/km2 (3.3/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. ^ "O.C. 417/2011". Province of Alberta. September 9, 2011. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
  4. ^ "Brooks, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. June 20, 2012. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4802031 - Newell County No. 4, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. March 5, 2010. Archived from the original on May 25, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  7. ^ "Municipal Census Report 2020". County of Newell. Retrieved October 24, 2020.
  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.