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Devon, Alberta (Canada)

Leduc County

Last modified: 2017-05-12 by rob raeside
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[flag of Devon] image by Ivan Sache, 19 April 2017


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Devon, Alberta (population: 5,315) is located 26 km SW of Edmonton along Hwy 60.
Darrell Neuman, 3 July 2006

Devon was founded in 1947 following the discovery of oil at the Imperial Leduc 1 well. Devon is named for the geological formation (Devonian) where the oil was discovered. Devon was incorporated as a village in 1949 and as a town in 1950 and is the first town to be approved by a Regional Planning Commission, earning it the title of Canada's Model Town. In the 1960s it became the first Urban County in Alberta.

Source: Devon website
Phil Nelson, 3 July 2006

This flag may be obsolete since the municipality appears to have changed its logo.
http://www.devon.ca/
Ivan Sache, 19 April 2017