Peace No. 135, Alberta

Peace No. 135, Alberta
Municipal District of Peace No. 135
—  Municipal district  —
Location of Peace No. 135 in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°08′51″N 117°44′2″W / 56.1475°N 117.73389°W / 56.1475; -117.73389Coordinates: 56°08′51″N 117°44′2″W / 56.1475°N 117.73389°W / 56.1475; -117.73389
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division No. 19
Established 1916
Incorporated 1945
 – Reeve Veronica Bliska
 – Governing body M.D. of Peace Council
 – Municipal seat Berwyn
 – Total 852 km2 (329 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 – Total 1,487
 – Density 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi)
 – Dwellings 547
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website M.D. of Peace No. 135

The Municipal District of Peace No. 135 is a municipal district in northwestern Alberta, Canada.

It is located in Census Division 19. The municipal seat is set in the Village of Berwyn.



In 2006, Peace No. 135 had a population of 1,487 living in 547 dwellings, a -0.6% increase from 2001. The municipal district has a land area of 851.92 km2 (328.93 sq mi) and a population density of 1.7 /km2 (4.4 /sq mi).[1]

In 2001, the municipal district had a population of 1,496 in 559 dwellings, a 4.2% decrease from 1996. On a surface of 857.20 km² it had a density of 1.7 inhabitants/km².[2]


The following communities are located in this municipal district:[3]




  • Brownvale

Designated places

  • Shaftesbury Settlement



Grain fields in the Peace Country.

Agriculture is a significant part of the area's economy, with the region being dubbed as most northern agricultural industry oasis in the world.[4] The region has unique growing combination of a northern climate, fertile soils, and a watershed system fed by glacial run offs.

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