Chin, Alberta

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Chin is located in Alberta
Chin
Chin
Location of Chin, Alberta

Chin is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[1] It is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Highway 3, approximately 27 kilometres (17 mi) east of Lethbridge.

Chin is a name derived from the Blackfoot language.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Chin recorded a population of 62 living in 19 of its 19 total private dwellings, a change of 29.2% from its 2011 population of 48. With a land area of 0.08 km2 (0.031 sq mi), it had a population density of 775.0/km2 (2,007.2/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Chin had a population of 48 living in 19 of its 21 total dwellings, a 6.7% change from its 2006 population of 45. With a land area of 0.09 km2 (0.035 sq mi), it had a population density of 530/km2 (1,380/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

See also[edit]

References[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 2010-06-29.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 33.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06.

Coordinates: 49°45′48″N 112°26′45″W / 49.76333°N 112.44583°W / 49.76333; -112.44583 (Chin)