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Half Moon Lake, Alberta

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Country  Canada
Census division  11
Settled  1950
Elevation  742 m
Population  250 (2011)
Region  Edmonton Region
Specialized municipality  Strathcona County
Time zone  MST (UTC-7)
Area  232 ha
Province  Alberta
Half Moon Lake, Alberta
Weather  2°C, Wind SE at 14 km/h, 72% Humidity

Half Moon Lake is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County. It is also recognized as a designated place by Statistics Canada under the name of Half Moon Estates. The community is located on the shores of Half Moon Lake, just north of Highway 629, approximately 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) southeast of Sherwood Park.

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The hamlet was founded in the late 1950s when the land north of the lake was subdivided into residential lots, with the subdivision of the south side following soon after.

Lake

Half Moon Lake is a crescent-shaped body of water that is approximately 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) in length, 250 meters (820 ft) in width and a maximum of 8.5 meters (28 ft) in depth.

Although the lake is surrounded by private land, visitors to Strathcona County will find the commercially run Half Moon Lake Resort at the south end of the lake, which provides access to the lake. The resort, open during the summer months, has campsites, a developed beach, and boat launch.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Half Moon Estates recorded a population of 218 living in 88 of its 103 total private dwellings, a change of 2998872000000000000♠−12.8% from its 2011 population of 250. With a land area of 0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 427.5/km2 (1,107.1/sq mi) in 2016.

The population of Half Moon Lake according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 195.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Half Moon Estates had a population of 250 living in 90 of its 96 total dwellings, a 3.3% change from its 2006 population of 242. With a land area of 0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 481/km2 (1,250/sq mi) in 2011.

References

Half Moon Lake, Alberta Wikipedia


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