Niton Junction

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Niton Junction
Hamlet
Niton Junction is located in Alberta
Niton Junction
Location of Niton Junction in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°37′19″N 115°46′11″W / 53.6219°N 115.7697°W / 53.6219; -115.7697Coordinates: 53°37′19″N 115°46′11″W / 53.6219°N 115.7697°W / 53.6219; -115.7697
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Gerald Soroka
 • Governing body
Area[1]
 • Total 1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Elevation 845 m (2,772 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 26
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 11
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Niton Junction is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County.[2] It is located on the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16) approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Edson and 150 kilometres (93 mi) west of Edmonton. It is east of the Yellowhead Highway's junction with Highway 32 and west of Chip Lake. Niton Junction has an elevation of 845 metres (2,772 ft).

Statistics Canada recognizes Niton Junction as a designated place.[1]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Niton Junction had a population of 26 living in 11 of its 11 total dwellings, a -78.2% change from its 2006 population of 119. With a land area of 1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.7/km2 (66.7/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In the 2006 Census, Niton Junction had a total population of 119 living in 44 dwellings. With a land area of 1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 117.7/km2 (305/sq mi).[3]

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