Onoway

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Onoway
Town
Town of Onoway
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Nickname(s): Hub of the Highways
Onoway is located in Alberta
Onoway
Onoway
Location within Alberta
Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Lac Ste. Anne County
Incorporated[1]  
 • Village June 25, 1923
 • Town September 1, 2005
Government[2]
 • Mayor Dale Krasnow
 • Governing body Onoway Town Council
Area (2016)
 • Land 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 1,029
 • Density 310.3/km2 (804/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0E 1V0
Area code(s) -1+780 -1+587
Highways Highway 43
Highway 37
Waterway Lac Ste. Anne
Sturgeon River
Website Official website

Onoway is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is west of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 37 and Highway 43.

The Canadian National Railway tracks run through the town, which is east of Lac Ste. Anne and south of the Sturgeon River. Onoway built and opened a new elementary school, but the fate of the existing school has not yet been confirmed. Every June, Onoway has a fair weekend, called "Heritage Days".

Demographics[change | change source]

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Onoway had a population of 1,039. This was an 18.7% increase from its 2006 population of 875. About 375 of its 403 total houses were occupied. In the 2010 municipal census, there was a population of 1,021.[3]

In 2006, Onoway had a population of 875 living in 355 houses, a 3.3% increase from 2001. The town has a land area of 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi) and a population density of 262.4/km2 (680/sq mi).[4]

According to the 2001 census:

  • Population: 847 (788 in 1996); 1,036 (2005)
  • Land area: 3.34 km²
  • Median family income: $37,039
  • Average value of private dwelling: $89,847

References[change | change source]

  1. "Location and History Profile: Town of Onoway" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 7, 2016. p. 449. Retrieved October 16, 2016. 
  2. "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 24, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2013. 
  3. "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  4. Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Onoway - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-12.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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