|Town of Hanna|
|Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°WCoordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W|
|Special Area||Special Area No. 2|
|• Village||December 31, 1912|
|• Town||April 14, 1914|
|• Mayor||Danny Povaschuk|
|• Governing body||Hanna Town Council|
|• Land||8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||785 m (2,575 ft)|
|• Density||285.1/km2 (738/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Postal code span|
|Area code||403, 587, 825|
Hanna is a town in Alberta, Canada. The town is notable as the hometown of rock band Nickelback.
The town was first settled in 1912 and was incorporated in 1914. It was named after David Blyth Hanna, the third vice president of the Canadian Northern Railway. It was a division point of the Canadian Northern Railway and had a 10-stall railway roundhouse.
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Hanna had a population of 2,394 living in 1,100 of its 1,257 total private dwellings, a change of -6.4% from its 2016 population of 2,559. With a land area of 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi), it had a population density of 285.0/km2 (738.1/sq mi) in 2021.
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.
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. Natural resources in the Hanna area are coal, petroleum, natural gas, and bentonite.