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Faust is located in Alberta
Faust
Faust
Location of Faust Alberta

Faust (/fɔːst/ FAWST)[1] is a hamlet in northern Alberta within Big Lakes County,[2] located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Highway 2, approximately 241 kilometres (150 mi) northwest of Edmonton (309 km by road).

The community has the name of E. T. Faust, a railroad officer.[3]

DemographicsEdit

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Faust recorded a population of 261 living in 117 of its 152 total private dwellings, a change of −5.1% from its 2011 population of 275. With a land area of 4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi), it had a population density of 56.9/km2 (147.3/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Faust had a population of 275 living in 115 of its 157 total dwellings, a -13.2% change from its 2006 population of 317. With a land area of 4.77 km2 (1.84 sq mi), it had a population density of 57.65/km2 (149.3/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Canadian Press (2017), The Canadian Press Stylebook (18th ed.), Toronto: The Canadian Press
  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 2010-06-20. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 50.
  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. ^ "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.

Coordinates: 55°18′57″N 115°37′39″W / 55.31583°N 115.62750°W / 55.31583; -115.62750 (Faust)