Spirit River No. 133, Municipal District Census 2011

Population and dwelling counts Spirit River No. 133, MD Division No. 19, CDR
Population in 2011 1 713 109,712
Population in 2006 1 662 98,712
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 7.7 11.1
Total private dwellings 2 300 44,851
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 284 41,399
Population density per square kilometre 1.0 5.3
Land area (square km) 684.14 20,519.59

Quick Facts

  • Located in the Peace River Region of northwestern Alberta
  • Approximately 356 miles northwest of Edmonton
  • Primary industry and employer is Agriculture (crops/livestock)
  • Covers 169,412 acres
  • Population 713 (2011 Census)
  • Includes the Town of Spirit River and the Village of Rycroft
  • Average 83 frost free days, 108 growing days
  • Average 20 inches of annual precipitation
  • Natural boundaries include:
    • Peace River to the north
    • Birch Hills and Saddle Hills to the south
    • Administers the Safety Codes Act of Alberta for fire

Wheelchair accessible

The Administration Building at the MD of Spirit River
now has a motorized chair lift and can now accommodate persons with disabilities up to the Reception area.Please phone ahead and let us know you are coming in advance so we may greet you at the rear of the building and assist you up stairs.

Online Banking

We are now set up for online banking with the ATB
You can find us under ” MD of Spirit River “