Wheatland County, Alberta

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Wheatland County
Municipal district
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Wheatland County, Alberta is located in Alberta
Wheatland County, Alberta
Location of Wheatland County in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 113°24′01″W / 51.03778°N 113.40028°W / 51.03778; -113.40028
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division No. 5
Established 1955
Incorporated 1961 (County)
 • Reeve Glenn Koester
 • Governing body
 • CAO Alan Parkin
 • Office location east of Strathmore
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 4,545.92 km2 (1,755.19 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 8,788
 • Density 1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
Website wheatlandcounty.ca

Wheatland County is a municipal district in south-central Alberta, Canada, east of Calgary. Located in Census Division No. 5, its municipal office is located east of the Town of Strathmore on Highway 1.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Wheatland County recorded a population of 8,788 living in 2,836 of its 3,117 total private dwellings, a 6.1% change from its 2011 population of 8,285. With a land area of 4,545.92 km2 (1,755.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Wheatland County had a population of 8,285 living in 2,659 of its 2,941 total dwellings, a 2.2% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 8,109. With a land area of 4,539.26 km2 (1,752.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Communities and localities

See also


  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. ^ "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.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4805012 - Wheatland County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

External links

  • Official website
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