Josephburg

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Josephburg
Hamlet
Josephburg is located in Alberta
Josephburg
Josephburg
Location of Josephburg in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°42′48″N 113°4′12″W / 53.71333°N 113.07000°W / 53.71333; -113.07000Coordinates: 53°42′48″N 113°4′12″W / 53.71333°N 113.07000°W / 53.71333; -113.07000
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division 11
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
Settled 1890
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Rod Frank
 • Governing body
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total 142
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 830
Website Strathcona County

Josephburg is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Strathcona County.[2] It is located on Highway 830, 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) east of Fort Saskatchewan. It is near Alberta's Industrial Heartland, home to petrochemical industries.

This farming community was once home to several businesses, including a Case dealership, UFA, Danny's Cafe, Becker's hardware store and Mrs. Hainault's general store, as well as a feed mill, curling rink, four grain elevators, a United Church, and a community hall. Gymkhana Grounds are located just east of the community. There is also a local airport serving Strathcona County and the Industrial Heartland area.[3]

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Josephburg recorded a population of 123 living in 60 of its 61 total private dwellings, a change of −13.4% from its 2011 population of 142. With a land area of 2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi), it had a population density of 49.6/km2 (128.5/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

The population of Josephburg according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 117.[5]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Josephburg had a population of 142 living in 59 of its 67 total dwellings, a -7.8% change from its 2006 population of 154. With a land area of 2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi), it had a population density of 57.7/km2 (149.5/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  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. ^ Josephburg Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "Census 2015: Overall Results" (PDF). Strathcona County. p. 4. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
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