Hanna
Town
Town of Hanna
Hanna
Hanna
Hanna
Hanna
Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division4
Special AreaSpecial Area No. 2
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1912
 • TownApril 14, 1914
Government
 • MayorChris Warwick
 • Governing bodyHanna Town Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi)
Elevation785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total2,559
 • Density290.6/km2 (753/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area code403, 587, 825
HighwayHighway 9
WebsiteOfficial website

Hanna is a town in east-central Alberta, Canada.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Hanna recorded a population of 2,559 living in 1,149 of its 1,246 total private dwellings, a -4.3% change from its 2011 population of 2,673. With a land area of 8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi), it had a population density of 290.5/km2 (752.3/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Hanna had a population of 2,673 living in 1,208 of its 1,317 total dwellings, a −6.1% change from its 2006 population of 2,847. With a land area of 8.56 km2 (3.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 312.3/km2 (808.8/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

Economy

The town's main industries are agriculture, oil production, power generation, tourism, and coal mining. It is the centre of a large trading area called Short Grass County and is the home of approximately 200 businesses.[6]

Government

The mayor of the town is Chris Warwick.[2]

Notable people

Sister town

References

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Hanna" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 295. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2021-10-01.
  3. ^ a b c "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.
  4. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  6. ^ "Business Listings | Hanna, Alberta". Retrieved 2021-11-30.