Stony Plain, Alberta

What is Stony Plain, Alberta known for?


historical year

location Ottawa page 6.50-6.53 chapter Population by specified age groups and sex, for census subdivisions, 1966


title location

, Alberta Edmonton in Census Division No. 11 (Division No. 11, Alberta), along the Parkland Highway (Alberta Highway 16A). Parkland County's administrative office, Parkland County Centre, is located ref>


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'''628 (Alberta Highway 628)''' rowspan 2 79 Avenue, Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta); Whitemud Drive •From Hwy 779 (Alberta Highway 779) in Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), to 231 Street (Range Road 261) at west Edmonton limits rowspan 2 79 Avenue, Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta); Whitemud Drive •From Hwy 779 (Alberta Highway 779) in Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), to 231 Street (Range Road 261) at west Edmonton


based industry

Canada 2006 Census: Stony Plain - Community Profile author Statistics Canada authorlink Statistics Canada accessdate 2007-06-13 Economy The region is dominated by agricultural and other resource-based industry. Arts and culture Stony Plain is home to many colourful murals that depict important figures and events of local history. These murals have earned the town the nickname "The Town with the Painted Past." The Town held a mural project in 2006 where artists were selected through open competition to paint two murals. The Parkland Potters Guild & Crooked Pot Gallery is also located within Stony Plain. Cultural institutions in the town include the Stony Plain Public Library and the Multicultural Heritage Centre. Stony Plain celebrates Farmers' Days in the first week of June each year, complete with the Farmers' Days Parade, the Kinsmen rodeo, a pancake breakfast and fair grounds. The town also plays host to the Great White North Triathlon The Great White North Triathlon in the first week of July. In the summer, Stony Plain hosts two major festivals — the Blueberry Bluegrass and Country Music Festival, Blueberry Bluegrass and Country Music Festival which is held in early August and is the largest bluegrass event in western Canada, and the Cowboy Poetry and Country Music Gathering Stony Plain Cowboy Poetry Gathering held in late August. In December, the town sets up a large Christmas tree on Main Street and is lit throughout the Christmas season. To celebrate New Year’s Eve, the town holds its Family Fest event at Rotary Park. Family Fest features ice skating on an outdoor pond, hot chocolate and fireworks. Attractions The Town of Stony Plain jointly owns and operates the TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre sports complex located within neighbouring Spruce Grove. The town is also home to the Multicultural Heritage Centre, the Pioneer Museum and has three major parks (Shikaoi, Whispering Waters and Rotary), a skate park, a BMX park and a green path system running through town. Government The town is governed by one mayor and six councillors. Infrastructure ;Health care Stony Plain is home to the WestView Health Centre, a 68-bed public hospital. Education Parkland School Division operates five schools and an outreach centre within the town. Parkland School Division No. 70 Evergreen Catholic School Division operates a school for students in kindergarten through grade 8. Evergreen Catholic Separate Regional Division No. 2 There are also a variety of small private schools and home schooling organizations. NorQuest College operates a small satellite campus, offering a variety of adult academic upgrading programs. NorQuest College Media Newspapers covering Stony Plain include the ''Stony Plain Reporter'' '''Steven Goertzen''' (born May 26, 1984 in Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), Alberta) is a Canadian (Canada)-born ice hockey winger for the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons. DATE OF BIRTH May 26, 1984 PLACE OF BIRTH Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), AB (Alberta), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH


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footnotes '''Stony Plain''' is a town in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada within Parkland County. It is located west of Edmonton adjacent to the City of Spruce Grove. Stony Plain is known as "The Town with the Painted Past" due to the amount of painted murals in town. The town was originally known as Dog Rump Creek. '''Steven Goertzen''' (born May 26, 1984 in Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), Alberta) is a Canadian (Canada)-born ice hockey winger for the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons. DATE OF BIRTH May 26, 1984 PLACE OF BIRTH Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), AB (Alberta), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH


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footnotes '''Stony Plain''' is a town in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada within Parkland County. It is located west of Edmonton adjacent to the City of Spruce Grove. Stony Plain is known as "The Town with the Painted Past" due to the amount of painted murals in town. The town was originally known as Dog Rump Creek. '''Steven Goertzen''' (born May 26, 1984 in Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), Alberta) is a Canadian (Canada)-born ice hockey winger for the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons. DATE OF BIRTH May 26, 1984 PLACE OF BIRTH Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), AB (Alberta), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH


location quot

traffic intersections. Travelling east of either of these highways will lead to Edmonton. Travelling west on Highway 16A will lead to Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta), and going west on either highway will lead to Edson (Edson, Alberta), Hinton (Hinton, Alberta), and eventually Jasper (Jasper, Alberta). Parkland Highway •Highway 16 to Edmonton via Stony Plain (Stony Plain, Alberta) and Spruce Grove (Spruce Grove, Alberta) 35 rowspan 2


series population

series Census Divisions and Subdivisions, Western Provinces and the Territories volume Volume I: Population, Geographic Distributions year 1977 publisher Statistics Canada location Ottawa page 3.40-3.43 chapter Table 3: Population for census divisions and subdivisions, 1971 and 1976


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802&SR 1&S 3&O D&RPP 9999&CMA 0&PR 48 title Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and population centres, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta) publisher Statistics Canada date 2013-01-30 accessdate 2013-03-17 population_note population_total 15051 !-- 2011 StatsCan population only; latest municipal census result or subsequent estimates can be noted in the article body.-->

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- 100% Data (Alberta) url http: www12.statcan.gc.ca english census01 products standard popdwell Table-CSD-D.cfm?PR 48 publisher Statistics Canada accessdate 2012-04-02


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state AB Hwy 93 name1 Icefields Parkway in Jasper (Jasper, Alberta) terminus_b British Columbia border west of Jasper (Jasper, Alberta) continues as - div id "298"

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Stony Plain, Alberta

'''Stony Plain''' is a town in the Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada within Parkland County. It is located west of Edmonton adjacent to the City of Spruce Grove.

Stony Plain is known as "The Town with the Painted Past" due to the amount of painted murals in town. The town was originally known as Dog Rump Creek. url http: www.stonyplain.com admin contentx default.cfm?PageId 4556 title Title unknown

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