Patricia is next to Dinosaur Provincial Park, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. It was named after Princess Patricia. It was briefly famous in the 1970s when somebody willed a lot in the hamlet to then Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. It made the news when he did not pay the taxes on the lot.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Patricia had a population of 108 living in 41 of its 50 total dwellings, a -5.3% change from its 2006 population of 114. With a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 183.1/km2 (474/sq mi) in 2011.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-03.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
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