Onoway

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Coordinates: 53°42′04″N 114°11′53″W / 53.70111°N 114.19806°W / 53.70111; -114.19806

Onoway
Town
Town of Onoway
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Nickname(s): 
Hub of the Highways
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division13
Municipal districtLac Ste. Anne County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJune 25, 1923
 • TownSeptember 1, 2005
Government
 • MayorDale Krasnow
 • Governing bodyOnoway Town Council
Area
 (2016)
 • Land3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total1,029
 • Density310.3/km2 (804/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code span
Area code(s)-1+780 -1+587
HighwaysHighway 43
Highway 37
WaterwayLac Ste. Anne
Sturgeon River
WebsiteOfficial 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 (2006). "Onoway - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-12.[permanent dead link]

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