Seven Persons

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Seven Persons
Seven Persons, 1911
Seven Persons, 1911
Seven Persons is located in Alberta
Seven Persons
Location of Seven Persons in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°52′27″N 110°54′21″W / 49.8742°N 110.9058°W / 49.8742; -110.9058
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
Census divisionNo. 1
Municipal districtCypress County
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyCypress County Council
Area
 (2021)[1]
 • Land1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation
755 m (2,477 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total277
 • Density263.8/km2 (683/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)

Seven Persons is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Cypress County.[2] It is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) southwest of Medicine Hat on Highway 3 and has an elevation of 755 metres (2,477 ft).

The hamlet is located in Census Division No. 1 and in the federal riding of Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner.

Etymology[edit]

The hamlet is names after Seven Persons Creek, and there are various stories about the origin of the creek's name, according to The Mysteries of Canada website.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Seven Persons had a population of 277 living in 107 of its 110 total private dwellings, a change of 0.7% from its 2016 population of 275. With a land area of 1.05 km2 (0.41 sq mi), it had a population density of 263.8/km2 (683.3/sq mi) in 2021.[1]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Seven Persons had a population of 249 living in 94 of its 100 total private dwellings, a change of 7.8% from its 2011 population of 231. With a land area of 0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 478.8/km2 (1,240.2/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

Cypress County indicates that the population of the Hamlet of Seven Persons was 275 in the 2016 Census, a change of 1.9% from its 2011 population of 270.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and designated places". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Agenda of Cypress County Council: Cypress County Population" (PDF). Cypress County. April 18, 2017. p. 66. Retrieved October 23, 2017.

Coordinates: 49°52′27″N 110°54′21″W / 49.87417°N 110.90583°W / 49.87417; -110.90583 (Seven Persons, Alberta)