Cherhill, Alberta

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An entrance sign of Cherhill
An entrance sign of Cherhill
Cherhill, Alberta is located in Alberta
Cherhill, Alberta
Location of Cherhill in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°49′09″N 114°40′38″W / 53.8192°N 114.6772°W / 53.8192; -114.6772
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 13
Municipal districtLac Ste. Anne County
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • ReeveWilliam Hegy
 • Governing body
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)

Cherhill is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Lac Ste. Anne County.[1] It is located along Highway 43, approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Mayerthorpe and 82 kilometres (51 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 13.

The first syllable of the Cherhill's name is derived from the last syllable of the name of A. P. Stecher, an early postmaster.[2]


Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Cherhill.

However, Industry Canada shows that Cherhill's greater rural area had a total population of 393 living in 176 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 187.91 km2 (72.55 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi).[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-28.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 32.
  3. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (2006-11-04). "Cherhill - Community demographics (2001 census)". Archived from the original on 2006-11-04. Retrieved 2010-02-07.

Coordinates: 53°49′09″N 114°40′38″W / 53.81917°N 114.67722°W / 53.81917; -114.67722 (Cherhill)