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Hanna is a town in east-central Alberta, Canada, birthplace of Hall of Famer Lanny McDonald, Jennifer Akkermans and home to the members of the rock band Nickelback.

Hanna
Town
Town of Hanna
Location in Special Area No. 2
Location in Special Area No. 2
Hanna is located in Alberta
Hanna
Hanna
Location of Hanna in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194Coordinates: 51°38′18″N 111°56′31″W / 51.63833°N 111.94194°W / 51.63833; -111.94194
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division4
Special AreaNo. 2
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageDecember 31, 1912
 • TownApril 14, 1914
Government
 • MayorChris Warwick
 • Governing bodyHanna Town Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi)
Elevation785 m (2,575 ft)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total2,559
 • Density290.6/km2 (753/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code span
HighwayHighway 9
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Hanna recorded a population of 2,559 living in 1,149 of its 1,246 total private dwellings, a −4.3% change from its 2011 population of 2,673. With a land area of 8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi), it had a population density of 290.5/km2 (752.3/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Hanna had a population of 2,673 living in 1,208 of its 1,317 total dwellings, a -6.1% change from its 2006 population of 2,847. With a land area of 8.56 km2 (3.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 312.3/km2 (808.8/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

EconomyEdit

The town's main industries are agriculture, oil production, power generation, tourism, and coal mining. It is the centre of a large trading area called Short Grass County and is the home of approximately 200 businesses.[citation needed]

GovernmentEdit

The mayor of the town is Chris Warwick.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Town of Hanna" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 295. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2017-09-22. Retrieved 2017-09-25.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.

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