Colinton, Alberta

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Colinton
Hamlet
Colinton is located in Alberta
Colinton
Colinton
Location of Colinton in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°37′15″N 113°15′7″W / 54.62083°N 113.25194°W / 54.62083; -113.25194Coordinates: 54°37′15″N 113°15′7″W / 54.62083°N 113.25194°W / 54.62083; -113.25194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Athabasca County
Government[1]
 • Reeve Doris Splane
 • Governing body
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 274
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website www.athabascacounty.com

Colinton is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County.[3] It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Highway 2 on Highway 663, approximately 121 kilometres (75 mi) north of Edmonton.

The Hamlet of Colinton consists of two designated places defined by Statistics Canada – Colinton and McNabb's – as well additional lands south of McNabb's that is not currently located within either designated place.[4][5] James Maurice Milne, owner of the land on which the railway station was built, named the hamlet after his birth place, Colinton Scotland. Previously Colinton was known as Kinnoull. Colinton.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton had a population of 274 living in 112 of its 114 total dwellings, a 10.8% change from its 2006 population of 252. With a land area of 2.88 km2 (1.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 95.1/km2 (246.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In the 2006 Census of Canada, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton had a total population of 252 living in 105 dwellings.[7][4][5] With a combined land area of 2.88 km2 (1.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 87.5 /km2 (227 /sq mi) in 2006.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 3, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  3. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  4. ^ a b "GeoSearch2006". Statistics Canada. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  5. ^ a b "Athabasca County Ownership Map". Athabasca County. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  6. ^ Colinton History Book Club (1980). Colinton & districts : yesterday & today. Coltinton, Alberta. p. 7. 
  7. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2011-03-29.