Thorhild County

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Thorhild County
Municipal district
Thorhild County is located in Alberta
Thorhild County
Location of Thorhild County in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°09′12″N 113°07′34″W / 54.15333°N 113.12611°W / 54.15333; -113.12611Coordinates: 54°09′12″N 113°07′34″W / 54.15333°N 113.12611°W / 54.15333; -113.12611
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1955
Incorporated 1955
Government[1]
 • Reeve Wayne Croswell
 • Governing body Thorhild County Council
 • Office location Thorhild
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,000.05 km2 (772.22 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,417
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 1,510
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 780
Website thorhildcounty.com

Thorhild County is a municipal district located in the central part of northern Alberta, Canada in Census Division 13. It was incorporated in 1955. It changed its name from the County of Thorhild No. 7 to Thorhild County on March 20, 2013.[3]

The administrative offices of Thorhild County are in the Hamlet of Thorhild.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Thorhild County had a population of 3,417 living in 1,458 of its 1,807 total dwellings, a -3.7% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 3,547. With a land area of 2,000.05 km2 (772.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Thorhild County had a population of 3,042 living in 1,510 dwellings, a 2.5% decrease from 2001. The countyhas a land area of 1,998.38 km2 (771.58 sq mi) and a population density of 1.5 /km2 (3.9 /sq mi).[4]

As of 2001, 3,120 people were living in 1,515 dwellings, a 1.4% increase in population since 1996. With a land area of 1,997.97 km², Beaver county had a population density of 1.6 /km².[5]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 5, 2014. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "O.C. 59/2013". Government of Alberta. March 20, 2013. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (Census 2006). "County of Thorhild No. 7 - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-11. 
  5. ^ County of Thorhild Community Profile - Statistics Canada. 2002. 2001 Community Profiles. Released June 27, 2002. Last modified: 2005-11-30. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 93F0053XIE
  6. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813036 - Thorhild County No. 7, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 

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