Local government timeline

1893  

The Clover Bar area on the eastern outskirts of Edmonton was declared by the North-West Territorial Legislature as Statute Labor and Fire District No. 2. In the coming decade, the district was enlarged to several townships. 

1913

Clover Bar became known simply as Local Improvement District No. 517. Immediately to the south was Local Improvement District No. 518. In 1918, the Local Improvement District No. 517 was renamed Municipal District of Clover Bar No. 517. Similarly in 1918, Local Improvement District No. 518 was renamed Municipal District of Strathcona No. 518. 

1943

Municipal District of Clover Bar No. 517 merged with the Municipal District of Strathcona No. 518. Temporarily, the new larger municipality was called the Municipal District of Strathcona No. 517.

1945

The Province of Alberta renamed all municipal districts. The Municipal District of Strathcona No. 517 was renamed the Municipal District of Strathcona No. 83.

1962

Under the provincial County Act, the Municipal District was joined with the Clover Bar School Division No. 13; the municipality was incorporated as County of Strathcona No. 20.

1995

In January, the County of Strathcona No. 20 status reverted to a Municipal District when the province repealed the County Act.

1995

In June, the County of Strathcona No. 20 officially changed its name to Strathcona County.

1996

On January 1, Strathcona County's status legally changed from a Municipal District to a Specialized Municipality.

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