Municipal District of Badlands No. 7

The Municipal District of Badlands No. 7 was a municipal district in southern Alberta, Canada. It existed for seven years between 1991 and 1998 prior to its amalgamation with the former City of Drumheller to create the current Town of Drumheller.

Municipal District of Badlands No. 7
Closed road in badlands in Wayne
Closed road in badlands in Wayne
Municipal District of Badlands No. 7 is located in Alberta
Municipal District of Badlands No. 7
Location of the former MD of Badlands No. 7 in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°25′30″N 112°38′20″W / 51.425°N 112.639°W / 51.425; -112.639Coordinates: 51°25′30″N 112°38′20″W / 51.425°N 112.639°W / 51.425; -112.639
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census divisionNo. 5
IncorporatedJanuary 1, 1991[1]
DissolvedJanuary 1, 1998[2]
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s)403, 587, 825

HistoryEdit

The former Municipal District (MD) of Badlands No. 7 was originally established on January 1, 1991 when Improvement District No. 7 incorporated as a municipal district.[1][3] Seven years later on January 1, 1998, the former MD of Badlands No. 7 and the former City of Drumheller amalgamated with each other to form the current Town of Drumheller.[2]

DemographicsEdit

Population history of
the Municipal District
of Badlands No. 7
YearPop.±%
19565,502—    
19614,470−18.8%
19663,403−23.9%
19711,860−45.3%
19761,266−31.9%
19811,263−0.2%
19861,145−9.3%
19911,191+4.0%
19961,246+4.6%
20011,282+2.9%
Source: Statistics Canada[4][5]

In the 2001 Census, the dissolved MD of Badlands No. 7 had a population of 1,282, a 2.9% change from its 1996 population of 1,246. With a land area of 70.68 km2 (27.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 18.1/km2 (47.0/sq mi) in 2001.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Jack K. Masson with Edward C. LeSage (1994). Alberta's Local Governments: Politics and Democracy. The University of Alberta Press. p. 108. ISBN 0-88864-251-2. Retrieved October 10, 2013. Badlands No. 7 January 1, 1991.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Location and History Profile: Town of Drumheller". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  3. ^ Pat Kolafa (April 22, 2011). "The original Dr. Phil". The Drumheller Mail. Drumheller Mail. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
  4. ^ "Town of Drumheller Municipal Development Plan: Volume 1 Background Study". Town of Drumheller and Palliser Regional Municipal Services. April 21, 2008. p. 7. Archived from the original on April 20, 2014. Retrieved October 11, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles: Badlands No. 7, Alberta (Municipal District / Dissolved)". Statistics Canada. August 26, 2013. Retrieved October 10, 2013.

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