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Veteran, Alberta

Veteran
Village of Veteran
Location in Special Area No. 4
Location in Special Area No. 4
Veteran is located in Alberta
Veteran
Veteran
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°00′13″N 111°07′25″W / 52.00361°N 111.12361°W / 52.00361; -111.12361
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
Planning regionRed Deer
Special AreaNo. 4
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJune 30, 1914
Government
 • MayorJerry Wipf
 • Governing bodyVeteran Village Council
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Elevation
795 m (2,608 ft)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total214
 • Density255.6/km2 (662/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s)+1-403, +1-587
Highways12
884
WaterwaysHamilton Lake
Websiteveteran.ca

Veteran is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 12 approximately 200 km (120 mi) east of the City of Red Deer. Consort is approximately 25 km (16 mi) to the east, while Coronation is approximately 26 km (16 mi) to the west.

History

With the promise of land, many people made their way west to homestead in the Veteran area. Their ethnic origins were diverse but they shared in the optimism of a better life for themselves and their families.[3]

Veteran incorporated as a village on June 30, 1914.[4]

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Veteran had a population of 214 living in 100 of its 130 total private dwellings, a change of 3.4% from its 2016 population of 207. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 254.8/km2 (659.8/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

The population of the Village of Veteran according to its 2017 municipal census is 239.[5]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Veteran recorded a population of 207 living in 102 of its 112 total private dwellings, a -16.9% change from its 2011 population of 249. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 246.4/km2 (638.2/sq mi) in 2016.[6]

Attractions

Attractions in Veteran include a campground and a museum.[7] Other facilities within the community include a library, a park, a playground and a skateboard park.[7] Churches within Veteran include the Full Gospel Church and Veteran United Church.[8]

A nearby large hill named Nose Hill has historical significance as it was a meeting spot during the second North-West Rebellion.[citation needed]

Sports

Veteran has its own curling club with three sheets of ice[9] as well as an arena.[7]

Education

Veteran School serves 60 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 9. Senior high students attend school in Consort.[10]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Veteran" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 576. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  3. ^ Angus Anderson; Elbe Anderson; Shirley Vetter (1977). Where the Prairie Meets the Hills : Veteran, Loyalist and Hemaruka Districts. Veteran, Alberta: Veteran Regional History.
  4. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Veteran". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2012-10-17.
  5. ^ 2017 Municipal Affairs Population List (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "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.
  7. ^ a b c "Facilities". Village of Veteran. Retrieved 2012-11-05.
  8. ^ "Churches". Village of Veteran. Retrieved 2012-11-05.
  9. ^ "Veteran Curling Club". Village of Veteran. Retrieved 2012-11-05.
  10. ^ "Education". Village of Veteran. Retrieved 2012-11-05.
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