Beaver County, Alberta

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subdivision_type1 = Province
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subdivision_type2 = Region
subdivision_name2 = Central Alberta
subdivision_type3 = Census division
subdivision_name3 = No. 10
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government_footnotes =Cite web| url= http://www.beaver.ab.ca/municipal/beaver/beaver-website.nsf/AllDoc/28E27EA5703D4BC387256FF5007B15C4?OpenDocument| title= Administration| author= Beaver County|accessdate= 2007-07-07]
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leader_title = Governing body
leader_name = Beaver County Council
leader_title1 = Reeve
leader_name1 = Ron Yarham
leader_title2 = County seat
leader_name2 = Ryley
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established_title = Established
established_date = 1943
established_title2 = Incorporated
established_date2 = 1958
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population_total = 5676
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timezone = MST
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longd= 112|longm= 14|longEW=W
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website = [http://www.beaver.ab.ca/ Beaver County]
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Beaver County is a municipal district (county) in central-east Alberta, Canada. It is centred around Holden, and has the municipal seat in Ryley, in the western part of Census Division No. 10.

Beaver County was incorporated as a municipal district on July 31, 1999, and the name was changed from "County of Beaver No. 9" to "Beaver County" [ [http://www.municipalaffairs.gov.ab.ca/cfml/profiles/data/0020_1.htm Beaver County municipal profile] - Alberta Municipal Affairs] .

Demographics

As of 2001, 5,644 people were living in 2,094 dwellings, a 0.3% decrease in population since 1996. With a land area of 3,316.68 km², Beaver county has a population density of 1.7 /km². [ [http://ceps.statcan.ca/english/Profil01/CP01/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4810016&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=beaver&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom= Beaver County Community Profile] - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE]

In 2006, Beaver County had a population of 5,676 living in 2,126 dwellings, a 0.6% increase from 2001. The county has a land area of km2 to mi2|3319.10|abbr=yes|wiki=yes and a population density of Pop density km2 to mi2|1.7| spell=UK | abbr=yes.Cite web| url= http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4810016&Geo2=PR&Code2=48&Data=Count&SearchText=Beaver%20County&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&GeoLevel=&GeoCode=4810016 | title= Beaver County - Community Profile | author= Statistics Canada| authorlink= Statistics Canada| year= Census 2006 | accessdate= 2007-06-11]

Communities

*Towns: Tofield, Viking
*Villages: Ryley, Holden
*Hamlets: Bruce, Kinsella

Attractions

Two parks with campgrounds are located in the county's limits, "Black Nugget Lake" (located between Tofield and Ryley, south of Highway 14) and "Camp Lake" (located east of Viking, between Kinsella and Innisfree).

References

External links

* [http://www.beaver.ab.ca/ Official webpage]

Canadian City Geographic Location (8-way)
Northwest = Elk Island National Park
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