Sylvan Lake, Alberta

What is Sylvan Lake, Alberta known for?


population year

year 1944 publisher Dominion Bureau of Statistics (Statistics Canada) location Ottawa page 134-141 chapter Table 10: Population by census subdivisions, 1871–1941 ref name

location Ottawa page 6.50-6.53 chapter Table 6: Population by sex, for census subdivisions, 1956 and 1951


business community

and the businesses and homes immediately to the west. thumb left 200px Sylvan Lake Lighthouse (Image:Sylvan Lake Lighthouse.jpg) In the early twentieth century, groups of Estonian (Estonian people) Estonian history and then Finnish (Finnish people) settlers moved to homesteads to the south and west of the fledgling settlement at Sylvan Lake. With their arrival came the early business community, a general store, a blacksmith, a hardware


population

area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2011 population_footnotes population_note population_total 12327 !-- 2011 StatsCan population only; latest municipal census result or subsequent estimates can be noted

October 2012 Seasonal mean temperatures: * Winter Average hours of sunshine: 2,125 hours Demographics

Canada align right width state collapsed shading percentages footnote ''Source: Statistics Canada''


acts amp

current population, Sylvan Lake is one of the largest towns (List of towns in Alberta) in the province and is eligible for city status. According to Alberta's ''Municipal Government Act'', a town is eligible for city status when it reaches 10,000 residents. ref>


year popular

Highway 11 Highway 11 or Highway 11A (Alberta Highway 11A). It is situated on the southeast edge of Sylvan Lake (Sylvan Lake (Alberta)), a long freshwater lake, in Red Deer County. The lake is a popular destination for tourists from around Alberta, with over 1.5 million visitors each year. Popular tourist activities include sunbathing, swimming, water-skiing, and visiting the local Wild Rapids Waterslides. Camp Woods in Sylvan Lake played to the Scouts Canada#Major


century decades

as "1913 Days". Farming quickly became a mainstay in the area and in 1923 an Alberta Pacific grain elevator was built on the CPR line immediately north of what is now Cottonwood Estates. The elevator was torn down in the 1970s and the CPR line was abandoned in 1980 and removed. Since then, the right of way has survived as a natural area and walking path through Sylvan Lake. Elevators were also constructed along the CN line and were used by local farmers in the mid-century decades


amp population

, June 22, 2013 5:30 P.M.: 2013 Municipal Census & Population Affidavit publisher Town of Sylvan Lake pages 85–86 accessdate July 20, 2013 a 17.1% increase over its 2008 municipal census population of 11,115. At its


historical year

Census of Canada, 1966 volume Population, Specified Age Groups and Sex for Counties and Census Subdivisions, 1966 year 1968 publisher Dominion Bureau of Statistics (Statistics Canada) location Ottawa page 6.50-6.53 chapter Population by specified age groups and sex, for census subdivisions, 1966


young population

: www12.statcan.ca english profil01 CP01 Details Page.cfm?Lang E&Geo1 CSD&Code1 4808012&Geo2 PR&Code2 48&Data Count&SearchText sylvan%20lake&SearchType Begins&SearchPR 01&B1 All&Custom title 2001 Community Profiles – Community Highlights for Sylvan Lake publisher Statistics Canada date 2007-02-01 accessdate 2011-04-11 The town had a very young population when compared to Alberta in 2001. The town’s population of those 19 and under


sunbathing

Highway 11 Highway 11 or Highway 11A (Alberta Highway 11A). It is situated on the southeast edge of Sylvan Lake (Sylvan Lake (Alberta)), a long freshwater lake, in Red Deer County. The lake is a popular destination for tourists from around Alberta, with over 1.5 million visitors each year. Popular tourist activities include sunbathing, swimming, water-skiing, and visiting the local Wild Rapids Waterslides. Camp Woods in Sylvan Lake played to the Scouts Canada#Major

Sylvan Lake, Alberta

'''Sylvan Lake''' is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located long freshwater lake, in Red Deer County.

The lake is a popular destination for tourists from around Alberta, with over 1.5 million visitors each year. Popular tourist activities include sunbathing, swimming, water-skiing, and visiting the local Wild Rapids Waterslides. Camp Woods in Sylvan Lake played to the 12th Canadian Scout Jamboree (Scouts Canada#Major Events) in July 2013.

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