Colinton, Alberta

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Colinton
Hamlet
Colinton is located in Alberta
Colinton
Colinton
Location of Colinton in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°37′15″N 113°15′7″W / 54.62083°N 113.25194°W / 54.62083; -113.25194Coordinates: 54°37′15″N 113°15′7″W / 54.62083°N 113.25194°W / 54.62083; -113.25194
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Athabasca County
Government[1]
 • Reeve Doris Splane
 • Governing body
Area[2]
 • Land 2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 249
  Population and land area was calculated by combining the figures for the designated places of Colinton and McNabb's.
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website www.athabascacounty.com

Colinton is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County.[3] It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Highway 2 on Highway 663, approximately 121 kilometres (75 mi) north of Edmonton.

The Hamlet of Colinton consists of two designated places defined by Statistics Canada – Colinton and McNabb's – as well additional lands south of McNabb's that is not currently located within either designated place.[4][5] James Maurice Milne, owner of the land on which the railway station was built, named the hamlet after his birthplace, Colinton Scotland.[6] Previously Colinton was known as Kinnoull. Colinton.[7]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton recorded a population of 249 living in 101 of its 118 total private dwellings, a change of −9.1% from its 2011 population of 274 . With a land area of 2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 86.2/km2 (223.2/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton had a population of 274 living in 112 of its 114 total dwellings, a 10.8% change from its 2006 population of 252. With a land area of 2.88 km2 (1.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 95.1/km2 (246.4/sq mi) in 2011.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. March 3, 2017. Retrieved March 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c "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. 
  3. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  4. ^ "GeoSearch2006". Statistics Canada. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  5. ^ "Athabasca County Ownership Map" (PDF). Athabasca County. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  6. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 36. 
  7. ^ Colinton History Book Club (1980). Colinton & districts : yesterday & today. Coltinton, Alberta. p. 7. 
  8. ^ "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.