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Woodlands County is a municipal district in north-central Alberta, Canada. Located in Census Division No. 13, its municipal office is located outside but adjacent to the Town of Whitecourt. A second municipal office is located in the Hamlet of Fort Assiniboine.[3]

Woodlands County
Municipal district
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Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census divisionNo. 13
Incorporated1999 (County)
 • MayorRon Govenlock
 • Governing bodyWoodlands County Council
 • Office locationadjacent to Whitecourt
 • Land7,669.13 km2 (2,961.07 sq mi)
 • Total4,754
 • Density0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)



Windfall gas plant in Woodlands County

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Woodlands County recorded a population of 4,754 living in 1,812 of its 1,950 total private dwellings, a 10.4% change from its 2011 population of 4,306. With a land area of 7,669.13 km2 (2,961.07 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Woodlands County had a population of 4,306 living in 1,602 of its 1,753 total dwellings, a 3.6% change from its 2006 population of 4,158. With a land area of 7,668.31 km2 (2,960.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.5/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Communities and localitiesEdit

The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Woodlands County:[5]

The following localities are located within Woodlands County:[6]


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs: Municipal Officials Search
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Woodlands County (2010-10-09). "General Contacts".
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813029 - Woodlands County, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

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