Silver Sands, Alberta

Silver Sands is a summer village in Alberta, Canada. The summer village is located on the shores of Isle Lake. Silver Sands was founded on January 1st, 1969.

Silver Sands
Summer Village of Silver Sands
Range Road 52 at Silver Sands
Range Road 52 at Silver Sands
Silver Sands, Alberta is located in Alberta
Silver Sands, Alberta
Location of Silver Sands in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°38′16″N 114°39′19″W / 53.63783°N 114.65529°W / 53.63783; -114.65529Coordinates: 53°38′16″N 114°39′19″W / 53.63783°N 114.65529°W / 53.63783; -114.65529
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
Census divisionNo. 13
Government
 • TypeMunicipal incorporation
 • MayorBernie Poulin
 • Governing bodySilver Sands Summer Village Council
Area
 (2021)[1]
 • Land2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total214
 • Density85.2/km2 (221/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
WebsiteOfficial website

DemographicsEdit

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Silver Sands had a population of 214 living in 109 of its 234 total private dwellings, a change of 33.8% from its 2016 population of 160. With a land area of 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi), it had a population density of 85.3/km2 (220.8/sq mi) in 2021.[1]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Summer Village of Silver Sands had a population of 160 living in 79 of its 165 total private dwellings, a change of 88.2% from its 2011 population of 85. With a land area of 2.41 km2 (0.93 sq mi), it had a population density of 66.4/km2 (171.9/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

The Summer Village of Silver Sands' 2012 municipal census counted a population of 154.[3]

AttractionsEdit

The main attraction of this summer village is the Silver Sands golf and country club. Some other attractions are a playground and a horseshoe pit.[citation needed]

Village CouncilEdit

Silver Sands currently has a 3-member council whos terms last until 2025. The Members of the council include Graeme Horn (Councillor), Joseph Bernard Poulin (Mayor) and Elizabeth Joan Turnbull (Deputy Mayor).

2021 ElectionEdit

On June 12th, 2021 the Silver Sand General Election concluded. There were three vacancies in the council, councillor, mayor and deputy mayor. In this election only three candidates ran, therefore under section 34 of the Local Authorities Election Act governing municipal elections in the province of Alberta. By acclamation the three candidates won.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "2012 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-11-22. Retrieved 2012-12-14.

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