Northern Sunrise County
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division17
Established1994
Incorporated2002
Government
 • ReeveCarolyn Kolebaba
 • Governing body
Northern Sunrise County Council
  • Carolyn Kolebaba
  • Audrey Gall
  • Dan Boisvert
  • Norm Duval
  • Corinna Williams
  • Gaylene Whitehead
 • Administrative officeeast of Peace River
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land21,150.97 km2 (8,166.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total1,891
 • Density0.1/km2 (0.3/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Websitenorthernsunrise.net

Northern Sunrise County is a municipal district in northern Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division 17, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Peace River at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 688.

History

On July 10, 2002, the name changed from Municipal District of East Peace No. 131 to Northern Sunrise County.[3]

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Northern Sunrise County recorded a population of 1,891 living in 712 of its 798 total private dwellings, a 5.6% change from its 2011 population of 1,791. With a land area of 21,150.97 km2 (8,166.44 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.1/km2 (0.2/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

Northern Sunrise County's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 1,933,[4] a -9.4% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 2,133.[5] A shadow population count also occurred at the same time as its 2013 municipal census, which counted an additional non-permanent population of 592 for a combined 2013 population of 2,525.[4]

In the 2011 Census, Northern Sunrise County had a population of 1,791 living in 690 of its 750 total dwellings, a 2.5% change from its 2006 population of 1,747. With a land area of 21,141.25 km2 (8,162.68 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.1/km2 (0.2/sq mi) in 2011.[6]

Communities and localities

Government

Northern Sunrise County has six councilors, one for each of the following wards:[9]

The reeve is appointed from among the elected councilors.

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. ^ County Profile - Alberta Municipal Affairs
  4. ^ a b "2013 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF) (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 20, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4601-1418-6. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "2012 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF) (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 22, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4601-0645-7. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ 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 2012-08-11.
  8. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4817026 - Northern Sunrise County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  9. ^ Northern Sunrise County. "Reeve & Council". Retrieved January 5, 2013.