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Brooks, Alberta

Administration
Full nameBrooks
Official nameCity of Brooks
Settlement typeCity
MottoBeautiful and Bountiful
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Incorporated
- Village

July 14, 1910
- TownSeptember 8, 1911
- CitySeptember 1, 2005
Government
MayorMartin Shields
Governing bodyBrooks City Council
Norman Gerestein
Barry Morishita
Noel Moriyama
Bill Prentice
Kimberly Sharkey
Ronald Yewchuk
CAOAlan Martens (acting)
MPLaVar Payne (Cons - Medicine Hat)
MLAArno Doerksen (PC - Strathmore-Brooks)
Geography
Total Area6.8 sq mi (17.70 km2)
Elevation2493.4 ft (760 m)
Demography
Total Population12498 (2006)
Density (pop.)706.0/km2 (1828.5/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)22452
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
Postal code spanT1R
Area code+1-403
HighwaysTrans-Canada Highway
Highway 36

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Brooks is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada 186 km (115.6 mi) southeast of Calgary, and 110 km (68.4 mi) northwest of Medicine Hat. The city is located in the County of Newell, along the Trans Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway.


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