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Parkland County is a municipal district in central Alberta, Canada. Located west of Edmonton in Census Division No. 11, its municipal office, Parkland County Centre, is located north of the Town of Stony Plain on Highway 779.


Demographics


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Parkland County recorded a population of 32,097 living in 11,615 of its 12,910 total private dwellings, a change from its 2011 population of 30,568. With a land area of , it had a population density of in 2016. In the 2011 Census, Parkland County had a population of 30,568 living in 10,931 of its 12,150 total dwellings, a 4.6% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 29,220. With a land area of , it had a population density of in 2011. The population of Parkland County according to its 2009 municipal census is 30,089.


Economy


Parkland County's economic development hub is the Acheson Industrial Area. Its of land is home to over 200 businesses.


Geography


The county stretches from Range 8 West of the Fifth Meridian to 25th Range West of the 4th Meridan, and from Township 50 to 55th, from the west boundary of St. Albert west to the Pembina River.


Attractions


* Wagner Natural Area * Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary * University of Alberta Botanic Garden * Golf courses: Trestle Creek Golf Resort www.trestlecreek.ca, Cougar Creek Golf Resort, Deer Meadows Golf Course, Devon Valley Golf Course, Edmonton Springs Golf, resort, Grouse Nest Golf Course, Indian Lakes Golf Course, Les Furbur designed Ironhead Golf & Country Club on the Paul First Nation www.ironheadgolfcourse.ca, The Links Spruce Grove, Pineridge Golf Course, The Ranch Golf & Country Club, Stony Plain Golf Course, Whitewood Links Golf & RV Park * Lakes: Jackfish Lake, Hasse Lake * Regional Parks and Campgrounds: Chickakoo Lake Park, KoKoMoKo, Ascot Beach Park, Rich's Point Park, Muir Lake Park, Constable Chelsey Robinson Day Use Park * Wabamun Provincial Park * Pembina River Provincial Park


Communities and localities


The following urban municipalities are surrounded by Parkland County: ;Cities *Spruce Grove ;Towns *Stony Plain ;Villages *Spring Lake *Wabamun ;Summer villages *Betula Beach *Kapasiwin *Lakeview *Point Alison *Seba Beach The following hamlets are located within Parkland County: ;Hamlets *Carvel *Duffield *Entwistle *Fallis *Gainford *Keephills *Tomahawk The following localities are located within Parkland County: ;Localities ;Other places *Westlake Estates (designated place)


See also


*List of communities in Alberta *List of municipal districts in Alberta


References





External links


* {{Authority control Category:Edmonton Metropolitan Region Category:Municipal districts in Alberta