De Winton, Alberta
|Census division||No. 6|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Foothills No. 31|
|• Reeve||Larry Spilak|
|• Governing body|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
The hamlet's name is often mistakenly spelled Dewinton, even on highway directional signs.
During the Second World War, a Royal Air Force pilot training school was located at the Royal Canadian Air Force air station at De Winton (today's De Winton/South Calgary Airport). Temporary buildings were erected to house operations and accommodate service personnel.
Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for De Winton.
However, Industry Canada shows that De Winton's greater rural area had a total population of 1,835 living in 636 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 132.65 km2 (51.22 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 13.8 /km2 (36 /sq mi).
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-06-24.
- Industry Canada/Web Archive (2006-11-04). "De Winton - Community demographics (2001 census)". Retrieved 2010-02-07.
- M.D. of Foothills No. 31. Land use map