Glenwood, Alberta

Glenwood is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located north of the Town of Cardston, in Cardston County. The village was named for a man named Edward Glen Wood. The founder of the village was Edward J. Wood, successor to Latter Day Saint leader Charles Ora Card, the founder of Cardston. Both Glen and Edward Wood were from Salt Lake City, Utah, and are buried in Cardston. The old name for the village was Glenwoodville until 1979.

Glenwood
Village of Glenwood
Glenwood is located in Alberta
Glenwood
Glenwood
Coordinates: 49°21′49″N 113°30′38″W / 49.36361°N 113.51056°W / 49.36361; -113.51056
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division3
Municipal districtCardston County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 1, 1961
Government
 • MayorAlbert Elias
 • Governing bodyGlenwood Village Council
Area
 (2021)[3]
 • Land1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[3]
 • Total272
 • Density197.9/km2 (513/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
HighwaysHighway 810
Highway 505
WaterwaysBelly River
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Glenwood had a population of 272 living in 104 of its 124 total private dwellings, a change of -13.9% from its 2016 population of 316. With a land area of 1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 198.5/km2 (514.2/sq mi) in 2021.[3]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Glenwood recorded a population of 316 living in 107 of its 119 total private dwellings, a 10.1% change from its 2011 population of 287. With a land area of 1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi), it had a population density of 230.7/km2 (597.4/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Glenwood" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 330. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  4. ^ "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.

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Coordinates: 49°21′49″N 113°30′38″W / 49.36361°N 113.51056°W / 49.36361; -113.51056