Kinuso

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Kinuso
Hamlet
Kinuso is located in Alberta
Kinuso
Kinuso
Coordinates: 55°19′59″N 115°26′1″W / 55.33306°N 115.43361°W / 55.33306; -115.43361Coordinates: 55°19′59″N 115°26′1″W / 55.33306°N 115.43361°W / 55.33306; -115.43361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census Division No. 17
Municipal district M.D. of Big Lakes
Government
 • Governing body M.D. of Big Lakes Council
Area (2011)[1]
 • Total 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation 610 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 276
 • Density 452.0/km2 (1,171/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways 2
Waterways Lesser Slave Lake

Kinuso is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District (M.D.) of Big Lakes,[2] and surrounded by the Swan River Indian Reserve. It is located approximately 48 kilometres (30 mi) west of Slave Lake and 71 km east of High Prairie along Highway 2, south of the southern shore of Lesser Slave Lake.

The name Kinuso comes from the Cree word kinosew, meaning fish.

Kinuso was previously incorporated as a village until it dissolved on September 1, 2009.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Kinuso had a population of 276 living in 109 of its 116 total dwellings, a 26.0% change from its 2006 population of 219. With a land area of 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 452/km2 (1,172/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Kinuso had a population of 219 living in 102 dwellings, a 5.2% decrease from 2001. The village had a land area of 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi) and a population density of 358.6 inhabitants per square kilometer.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile - Kinuso, Village, Alberta (Dissolved census subdivision)". Statistics Canada. 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  3. ^ Alberta Queen’s Printer (2009-07-21). "Order in Council (O.C.) 407/2009". Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "Kinuso - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-08.