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Spring Lake, originally named Edmonton Beach, is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located on the eastern shore of Spring Lake, approximately 20 km (12 mi) and 40 km (25 mi) west of the cities of Spruce Grove and Edmonton respectively. Hasse Lake is located 6 km (3.7 mi) southwest of Spring Lake. It was known as the Summer Village of Edmonton Beach from 1959 to 1999.[4]

Spring Lake

Edmonton Beach (1959–1998)
Village of Spring Lake
Spring Lake, Alberta is located in Alberta
Spring Lake, Alberta
Location of Spring Lake in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°31′10″N 114°07′28″W / 53.51944°N 114.12444°W / 53.51944; -114.12444Coordinates: 53°31′10″N 114°07′28″W / 53.51944°N 114.12444°W / 53.51944; -114.12444
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionEdmonton Capital Region
Census Division11
Municipal districtParkland County
Incorporated[1] 
 • Summer villageJanuary 1, 1959 (as Edmonton Beach)
 •  Village/name changeJanuary 1, 1999
Government
 • MayorRainbow Williams
 • Governing bodySpring Lake Village Council
Area
 (2016)[3]
 • Land2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation
740 m (2,430 ft)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total699
 • Density300.5/km2 (778/sq mi)
Highways16A
WaterwaysSpring Lake
WebsiteOfficial website

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DemographicsEdit

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Spring Lake recorded a population of 699 living in 261 of its 303 total private dwellings, a 31.1% change from its 2011 population of 533. With a land area of 2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 300.0/km2 (777.0/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

The Village of Spring Lake's 2012 municipal census counted a population of 614,[5] a 3.7% increase over its 2007 municipal census population of 592.[6]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Spring Lake had a population of 533 living in 208 of its 238 total dwellings, a 6.4% change from its 2006 population of 501. With a land area of 2.12 km2 (0.82 sq mi), it had a population density of 251.4/km2 (651.2/sq mi) in 2011.[7]

ServicesEdit

There is a large RV park on the east side of the lake, which has a small camping store which sells candy, newspapers, and a variety of camping items. Other than this there are no commercial businesses in the village.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Spring Lake" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 548. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  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. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Spring Lake". Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 14, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Village of Spring Lake July 3, 2012 Regular Council Meeting Minutes". Village of Spring Lake. 2012-07-03. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
  6. ^ "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2010-09-12.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.

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