Collingwood Cove

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Collingwood Cove
Collingwood Cove is located in Alberta
Collingwood Cove
Collingwood Cove
Location of Collingwood Cove in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°26′N 113°0′W / 53.433°N 113.000°W / 53.433; -113.000Coordinates: 53°26′N 113°0′W / 53.433°N 113.000°W / 53.433; -113.000
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division 11
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
Settled 1950
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Rod Frank
 • Governing body
 • Land 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 363
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal code span T8G
Area code(s) +1-780
Website Strathcona County

Collingwood Cove is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County.[2] It is located at the terminus of Highway 629, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) southeast of Sherwood Park.

Commonly referred to as The Cove, Collingwood Cove started growing in the early 1950s as a popular summer lakeside resort. It was popular due to its proximity to Edmonton and its location on Cooking Lake, which was, at that time, one of the best lakes for recreational activities in the region.

Since 1990, there have been several new developments in the hamlet, such as new homes, a modern playground with basketball hoops and a seasonal ice surface. There has also been an active community association that hosts Canada Day celebrations, sleigh rides, skating parties and regular nature walks for the children.[3]


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Collingwood Cove recorded a population of 363 living in 137 of its 142 total private dwellings, a change of 9.7% from its 2011 population of 331. With a land area of 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi), it had a population density of 144.6/km2 (374.6/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

The population of Collingwood Cove according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 360.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Collingwood Cove had a population of 331 living in 126 of its 133 total dwellings, a -4.1% change from its 2006 population of 345. With a land area of 2.53 km2 (0.98 sq mi), it had a population density of 130.8/km2 (338.8/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  3. ^ Collingwood Cove Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Census 2015: Overall Results" (PDF). Strathcona County. p. 4. Retrieved June 1, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
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