Strathcona County is a Canadian city located in Central Alberta, it is categorized as a specialized municipality in Alberta (which are unique local governments formed without the creation of special legislation). The city was designated as a special municipality on January 1, 1996, so as to make room for its specific needs since it includes both rural and urban territory. It is situated between the Elk Island National Park and Edmonton. Strathcona County is a part of the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area and it is located in Division No. 11.
Over 50% Of the Strathcona County population lives in Sherwood Park, located towards the east of Edmonton. Based on the 2016 Canadian population census, Strathcona County has a population of 98,044, a land area of 1,182.78 square kilometers and a population density of 82.9 per square kilometers. The city’s population increased by 6% from 92,490 population in 2011 to 98,044 population in 2016. The city has two public airports, the Cooking Lake Airport and the Warren Thomas Aerodrome (also known as Joseph Airport).
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