Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26
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Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census divisionNo. 3
Established1954
Incorporated1954
Government
 • ReeveEarl Hemmaway
 • Governing bodyMD of Willow Creek Council
 • Administrative officewest of Claresholm
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land4,558.14 km2 (1,759.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total5,179
 • Density1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitemdwillowcreek.com

The Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26 is a municipal district (MD) in southern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 3, its municipal office is located adjacent to Claresholm Industrial Airport, west of the Town of Claresholm.

History

The MD of Willow Creek No. 26 was incorporated on January 1, 1954.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Willow Creek No. 26 recorded a population of 5,179 living in 1,671 of its 1,863 total private dwellings, a 1.4% change from its 2011 population of 5,107. With a land area of 4,558.14 km2 (1,759.91 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.9/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the MD of Willow Creek No. 26 had a population of 5,107 living in 1,602 of its 1,747 total dwellings, a −4.3% change from its 2006 population of 5,337. With a land area of 4,558.89 km2 (1,760.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.1/km2 (2.9/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Communities and localities

See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4803018 - Willow Creek No. 26, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.