Dalroy

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Dalroy is a hamlet in southern Alberta under the jurisdiction of Rocky View County.[1] It is located approximately 28 km (18 mi) east of Downtown Calgary and 0.8 km (0.5 mi) east of Highway 9.

This name 'Dalroy' is a combination of the names Dill & McElroy who were Dalroy's first local merchants.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Dalroy recorded a population of 55 living in 23 of its 23 total private dwellings, a change of 3.8% from its 2011 population of 53. With a land area of 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 171.9/km2 (445.2/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-06.
  2. ^ "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.
  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite (1992). Place Names of Alberta – Volume II, Southern Alberta, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta.
  • Read, Tracey (1983). Acres and Empires – A History of the Municipal District of Rocky View, Calgary, Alberta.

Coordinates: 51°07′43″N 113°40′09″W / 51.12861°N 113.66917°W / 51.12861; -113.66917


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