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High River

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High River is a town in the Calgary Region of Alberta, Canada. As of 2011, the town had a population of 12,920 people. It is 37 kilometres (23 miles) south of Calgary.

The name of the town comes from the nearby Highwood River. The town was incorporated as a village on 6 December 1901. It was incorporated as a town on 12 February 1906. High River has an elevation of 1,040 m (3,410 ft).[1] It has an area of 14.27 km2 (5.51 sq mi).[2]

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  1. "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF). Safety Codes Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2015.
  2. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 16 August 2015.

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