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. 17 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. July 4, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 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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