Ferintosh, Alberta

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Ferintosh
Village
Village of Ferintosh
Ferintosh, Alberta is located in Alberta
Ferintosh, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°45′59.8″N 112°58′01.7″W / 52.766611°N 112.967139°W / 52.766611; -112.967139Coordinates: 52°45′59.8″N 112°58′01.7″W / 52.766611°N 112.967139°W / 52.766611; -112.967139
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 10
Municipal district Camrose County
Government
 • Mayor Marvin Jassman
 • Governing body Ferintosh Village Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 181
 • Density 290.2/km2 (752/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 21
Highway 609
Waterway Little Beaver Lake
Website Official website

Ferintosh is a small village in central Alberta, Canada located about 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of Camrose, and 102 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of Edmonton. The town itself is situated on Little Beaver Lake.

Ferintosh is home to several small businesses and provides municipal services, including local fire protection, to its residents. There are two community halls (the Ferintosh Recreation Centre and the Hi-U Seniors Centre) and a high level of volunteerism. Ferintosh is popular with both retirees and young families because of its small size and many recreational opportunities.

Geography[edit]

Nearby communities include:

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Ferintosh had a population of 181 living in 85 of its 96 total dwellings, an 18.3% change from its 2006 population of 153. With a land area of 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 291.9/km2 (756.1/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

The population of the Village of Ferintosh according to its 2008 municipal census is 193.[2]

In 2006, Ferintosh had a population of 153 living in 77 dwellings. The village had a land area of 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi) and a population density of 245.3 inhabitants per square kilometre.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List". Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Ferintosh - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-07.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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