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Sylvan Lake, Alberta

Administration
Full nameSylvan Lake
Official nameTown of Sylvan Lake
Settlement typeTown
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division8
CountyRed Deer
Founded1898
Incorporated1913
Government
MayorSusan Samson
Governing bodySylvan Lake Town Council
Laverne Asselstine
Rick Grimson
Ken MacVicar
Sean McIntyre
Graham Parsons
Dale Plante
CAOBetty Osmond
MPEarl Dreeshen
MLALuke Ouellette
Geography
Total Area4.2 sq mi (10.83 km2)
Elevation3100.4 ft (945 m)
Demography
Total Population11115 (2006)
Density (pop.)942.3/km2 (2440.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneMST (UTC−7)
- Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code spanT4S
Area code+1-403
WaterwaysSylvan Lake
HighwaysHighway 11
Highway 20

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Sylvan Lake is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located 25 km (15.5 mi) west of the City of Red Deer along Highway 11 or Highway 11A. It is situated on the southeast edge of Sylvan Lake, a 15 km (9.3 mi) long freshwater lake, in Red Deer County.

The lake is a popular destination for tourists from around Alberta, with over 1.5 million visitors each year. Popular tourist activities include sunbathing, swimming, water-skiing, and visiting the local Wild Rapids Waterslides.

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Spirits soar at Aspen Rise - Calgary Herald Tweet this news
Calgary Herald--By Alex Frazer-Harrison, For The Calgary Herald April 9, 2011 Forget the Shuswap or -Sylvan Lake- - for Calgarians seeking a lakeside getaway, Gull Lake is the place to be. Aspen Rise at Parkland Beach offers half-acre lots a short walk fr - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 08:57:24 GMT+00:00
Cause of Sylvan Lake fire inconclusive - reddeeradvocate.com Tweet this news
reddeeradvocate.com--By Advocate staff Red Deer County fire services manager Allan Weiss said the cause of a March 15 blaze that left a -Sylvan Lake- family with next to nothing could not be determined conclusively. He said the investigation ruled out sev - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 20:50:10 GMT+00:00
Incentive to lure rural physicians applauded - reddeeradvocate.com Tweet this news
reddeeradvocate.com--By Paula Trotter - Red Deer Advocate A -Sylvan Lake- physician and advocate for rural health care said the federal government offered an innovative way to encourage doctors and nurses to practice in remote areas. ... - Date : Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:51:30 GMT+00:00
Alberta ice racers wrap up season - Airdrie City View Tweet this news
Airdrie City View--6 at Cow Lake near Rocky Mountain House. Riders then headed to -Sylvan Lake- Feb. 13 before the final two rounds at Gull Lake Feb. 20 and March 6. “Usually we would go up to Lac La Biche (Feb. 20) but they didn't have enough ice, - Date : Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:02:55 GMT+00:00
Women urged to be a voice for those unable to speak for themselves - reddeeradvocate.com Tweet this news
reddeeradvocate.com--Soroptimist International of Central -Alberta- also held an International Women's Day event in which they honoured three local women for their accomplishments. Shauna Morgan of -Sylvan Lake- received the Women's Opportunity - Date : Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:25:34 GMT+00:00
Death driving case may be resolved without trial - reddeeradvocate.com Tweet this news
reddeeradvocate.com--He was alleged to have been driving to -Sylvan Lake- on Hwy 11A with three passengers when his pickup rolled about 11:30 pm on June 7, 2006, just west of town. Blake Levall, 19, of Red Deer died from head injuries after he was ejected - Date : Mon, 07 Mar 2011 20:14:05 GMT+00:00
Lindhout sharing her story with students in Edmonton - CTV.ca Tweet this news
CTV.ca---Alberta--born journalist Amanda Lindhout is sharing her story with some students at Grant MacEwan University Tuesday evening. The -Sylvan Lake- native was ... - Date : Tue, 01 Feb 2011 23:15:59 GMT+00:00
Bernard and Nedohin meet again in Scotties rematch - Calgary Herald Tweet this news
Calgary Herald--Calgary's Cheryl Bernard (right), who won the '09 final in -Sylvan Lake-, will take on Edmonton's Heather ... - Date : Sat, 29 Jan 2011 00:08:30 GMT+00:00
Hemisphere Energy Announces Producing Property Acquisition - Trading Markets (press release) Tweet this news
Trading Markets (press release)---...- the Company's activities in the Jenner area of southeastern Alberta and its producing properties in -Sylvan Lake-, -Alberta- and Trutch, British Columbia. ... - Date : Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:19:05 GMT+00:00
Hemisphere Energy Announces Producing Property Acquisition - PR-USA.net (press release) Tweet this news
PR-USA.net (press release)---...- the Company's activities in the Jenner area of southeastern Alberta and its producing properties in -Sylvan Lake-, -Alberta- and Trutch, British Columbia.--- - Date : Sun, 30 Jan 2011 08:15:10 GMT+00:00

Year Population
1941 805
1981 3,779
1991 4,197
2001 7,493
2006 10,208
2008 11,115

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