Killam
Town
Town of Killam
Views of Killam (HS85-10-39656) original.tif
Motto(s): 
Life without compromise
Killam is located in Alberta
Killam
Killam
Coordinates: 52°47′26″N 111°51′20″W / 52.79056°N 111.85556°W / 52.79056; -111.85556Coordinates: 52°47′26″N 111°51′20″W / 52.79056°N 111.85556°W / 52.79056; -111.85556
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division7
Municipal districtFlagstaff County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 29, 1906
 • TownMay 1, 1965
Government
 • MayorBen Kellert
 • Governing bodyKillam Town Council
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Elevation680 m (2,230 ft)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total918
 • Density143.5/km2 (372/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s)-1+780
HighwaysHighway 13
Highway 36
WaterwaysWavy Lake
Iron Creek
WebsiteOfficial website

Killam is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located in Flagstaff County, east of Camrose at the junction of Highway 13 and Veterans Memorial Highway, Highway 36. Killam is located in a rich agricultural area and is a local hub for trade. It is considered the agricultural hub of Flagstaff County.

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Killam had a population of 918 living in 398 of its 442 total private dwellings, a change of -7.2% from its 2016 population of 989. With a land area of 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 143.4/km2 (371.5/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Killam recorded a population of 989 living in 380 of its 415 total private dwellings, a 0.8% change from its 2011 population of 981. With a land area of 6.75 km2 (2.61 sq mi), it had a population density of 146.5/km2 (379.5/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

Government

The mayor of Killam is Ben Kellert.[5]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Killam" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 351. Retrieved October 16, 2016.
  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. ^ "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.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  6. ^ "Bill Peters - Ice Hockey Coach".