Northern Sunrise County
|• Reeve||Carolyn Kolebaba|
|• Governing body|
Northern Sunrise County Council
|• Administrative office||east of Peace River|
|• Land||21,150.97 km2 (8,166.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.1/km2 (0.3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
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.
On July 10, 2002, the name changed from Municipal District of East Peace No. 131 to Northern Sunrise County.
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.
Northern Sunrise County's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 1,933, a -9.4% change from its 2011 municipal census population of 2,133. 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.
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.
Northern Sunrise County has six councilors, one for each of the following wards:
The reeve is appointed from among the elected councilors.