Walsh, Alberta

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Walsh, Alberta is located in Alberta
Walsh, Alberta
Location of Walsh in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°56′50″N 110°02′33″W / 49.9472°N 110.0425°W / 49.9472; -110.0425Coordinates: 49°56′50″N 110°02′33″W / 49.9472°N 110.0425°W / 49.9472; -110.0425
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 1
Municipal district Cypress County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Cypress County Council
 • Total 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi)
Elevation 745 m (2,444 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 58
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Dwellings 31
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)

Walsh is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Cypress County.[2]

It is located along the Trans-Canada Highway, immediately west of the Saskatchewan border, and has an elevation of 745 metres (2,444 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 1 and in the federal riding of Medicine Hat.

Walsh is likely named for the prominent North-West Mounted Police officer, James Walsh, who established a fort there in the early days of that organization.[3]


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Walsh had a population of 58 living in 27 of its 31 total dwellings, a 5.5% change from its 2006 population of 55. With a land area of 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi), it had a population density of 40.8/km2 (105.8/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

As of 2006, Walsh had a total population of 55 living in 24 dwellings. With a land area of 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi), it has a population density of 38.7/km2 (100/sq mi).[4]

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