Municipal District of
Wainwright No. 61
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Coordinates: 52°50′36″N 110°51′12″W / 52.84333°N 110.85333°W / 52.84333; -110.85333
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division7
Established1942
Incorporated1942
Government
 • ReeveBob Barss
 • Governing bodyMD of Wainwright Council
 • Administrative officeWainwright
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land4,095.29 km2 (1,581.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total4,276
 • Density1/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Websitemdwainwright.ca

The Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61 is a municipal district (MD) in eastern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 7., its municipal office is located in the Town of Wainwright. The municipal district is bisected north-south by the Buffalo Trail and east-west by the Poundmaker Trail.

Geography

Communities and localities

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Wainwright No. 61 had a population of 4,276 living in 1,490 of its 1,852 total private dwellings, a change of -4.2% from its 2016 population of 4,464. With a land area of 4,095.29 km2 (1,581.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.0/km2 (2.7/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Wainwright No. 61 had a population of 4,479 living in 1,459 of its 1,768 total private dwellings, a change of 8.2% from its 2011 population of 4,138. With a land area of 4,156.56 km2 (1,604.86 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi) in 2016.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  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. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  4. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4807049 - Wainwright No. 61, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. March 5, 2010. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  5. ^ "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.