Donnelly, Alberta

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Donnelly
Village of Donnelly
Location in M.D. of Smoky River
Location in M.D. of Smoky River
Donnelly, Alberta is located in Alberta
Donnelly, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 55°43′22.2″N 117°06′16.9″W / 55.722833°N 117.104694°W / 55.722833; -117.104694Coordinates: 55°43′22.2″N 117°06′16.9″W / 55.722833°N 117.104694°W / 55.722833; -117.104694
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Planning regionUpper Peace
Municipal districtSmoky River
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 1, 1956
Government
 • MayorMyrna Lanctot
 • Governing bodyDonnelly Village Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Elevation
595 m (1,952 ft)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total342
 • Density262/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 2
Highway 49
WebsiteOfficial website

Donnelly is a village in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Smoky River No. 130. It is located near the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 49, located approximately 65 km (40 mi) south of Peace River and 427 km (265 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

History

In 1912, a group of 14 settlers from Grouard arrived in the Donnelly area. Marie-Anne Leblanc Gravel was first homesteader.[4]

The community was named after one Mr. Donnelly, a railroad employee.[5]

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Donnelly recorded a population of 342 living in 150 of its 170 total private dwellings, a 12.1% change from its 2011 population of 305. With a land area of 1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 261.1/km2 (676.2/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Donnelly had a population of 305 living in 140 of its 166 total dwellings, a 4.1% change from its 2006 population of 293. With a land area of 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 240.2/km2 (622.0/sq mi) in 2011.[13]

The population of the Village of Donnelly according to its 2008 municipal census is 374.[14]

Transportation

Donnelly is served by the Donnelly Airport (IATA: YOE, TC LID: CFM4).

See also

References

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Donnelly" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 14, 2016. p. 246. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "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.
  4. ^ Sanderson, Kay (1999). 200 Remarkable Alberta Women. Calgary: Famous Five Foundation. p. 33.
  5. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 43.
  6. ^ "Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951". Census of Canada, 1956. Volume I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1958.
  7. ^ "Table 9: Population by census subdivisions, 1966 by sex, and 1961". 1966 Census of Canada. Western Provinces. Population: Divisions and Subdivisions. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. 1967.
  8. ^ "Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976". 1976 Census of Canada. Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories. Population: Geographic Distributions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1977.
  9. ^ "Table 2: Census Subdivisions in Alphabetical Order, Showing Population Rank, Canada, 1981". 1981 Census of Canada. Census subdivisions in decreasing population order. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1982. ISBN 0-660-51563-6.
  10. ^ "Table 2: Population and Dwelling Counts, for Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 and 1991 – 100% Data". 91 Census. Population and Dwelling Counts – Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. 1992. pp. 100–108. ISBN 0-660-57115-3.
  11. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Divisions, 2001 and 1996 Censuses – 100% Data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  12. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. January 6, 2010. Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  13. ^ "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.
  14. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (September 15, 2009). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved September 12, 2010.