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Village of Consort
—  Village  —
Location of Consort in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°00′26″N 110°45′59″W / 52.00722°N 110.76639°W / 52.00722; -110.76639
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 4
Special Area No. 4
Government
 - Mayor Terry McMahon
 - Governing body Consort Village Council
Area
 - Total 2.63 km2 (1 sq mi)
Elevation 740 m (2,428 ft)
Population (2006)
 - Total 634
 - Density 281/km2 (727.8/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0C 1B0
Highways Highway 12
Highway 41
Highway 886
Website Village of Consort

Consort is a village in eastern Alberta, Canada, located about equidistant between Edmonton, Calgary, and Regina. It lies on the crossroads of Highways 12 and 41, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west from the Saskatchewan border.

The primary industries are farming, ranching and oil production.

The local weekly newspaper, The Consort Enterprise has been published since 1912.

Singer k.d. lang was raised in Consort, as was Arthur Kroeger, a senior public servant in the Canadian federal government.

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Demographics

In 2006, Consort had a population of 739 living in 295 dwellings, a 16.6% increase from 2001. The village has a land area of 2.63 km2 (1.0 sq mi) and a population density of 281.2 inhabitants per square kilometer.[1]

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Coordinates: 52°01′N 110°46′W / 52.017°N 110.767°W / 52.017; -110.767 (Consort, Alberta)

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