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Wainwright, AB

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A town in east-central Alberta, Canada, is called Wainwright. It is 206 kilometers (128 miles) or so southeast of Edmonton.

Wainwright, in the Battle River valley, is 61 kilometers (38 mi) south of Vermilion and is situated just west of the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary. Highway 14 and Highway 41, often known as the Buffalo Trail, pass through the town.

Southwest of Wainwright, in Denwood, is where CFB Wainwright is situated.


The Town of Wainwright had a population of 6,606 in the 2021 Census of Population, which was carried out by Statistics Canada. This is a change of 5.1% from its 6,285 inhabitants in 2016. Its population density in 2021 was 542.8/km2 (1,405.9/sq mi), with a land area of 12.17 km2 (4.70 sq mi).

The Town of Wainwright has 6,270 people living in 2,524 of its 2,770 total private homes as of the 2016 Census of Population, a 5.8% increase from its 5,925 inhabitants in 2011. Its population density in 2016 was 689.0/km2 (1,784.5/sq mi), with a land area of 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi).

6,289 people were recorded in the Town of Wainwright's municipal census of 2013, an 8.9% increase from the 5,775 people recorded in the census of 2008.

Population in Wainwright, Alberta
Population in Wainwright, Alberta

Official website: https://wainwright.ca/

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