Cassils, Alberta

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Named forCharles Cassils
Cassils is located in Alberta
Location of Cassils, Alberta

Cassils is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the County of Newell.[1] It is located on the north side of a Canadian Pacific rail line 2.9 km (1.8 mi) west of the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 542.[2] It is 10 km (6.2 mi) west of the City of Brooks and 7.5 km (4.7 mi) south of the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1).

The hamlet is named after Charles Cassils, of the Montreal firm of Cassils and Cochrane.[3] Cassils, a native of Dumbartonshire, Scotland, died July 2, 1908, aged 77.

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  1. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 29, 2012. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "County of Newell Council Meeting, Thursday, November 8, 2012 (agenda)". County of Newell. November 8, 2012. p. 48. Retrieved December 8, 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 31.

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Coordinates: 50°34′43″N 112°2′54″W / 50.57861°N 112.04833°W / 50.57861; -112.04833 (Cassils)