|Municipal district||Athabasca County|
|• Reeve||Doris Splane|
|• Governing body|
|• Land||2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi)|
|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)|
Colinton is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County. 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. James Maurice Milne, owner of the land on which the railway station was built, named the hamlet after his birthplace, Colinton Scotland. Previously Colinton was known as Kinnoull. Colinton.
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.
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.
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- "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.
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- "Athabasca County Ownership Map" (PDF). Athabasca County. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-29.
- Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 36.
- Colinton History Book Club (1980). Colinton & districts : yesterday & today. Coltinton, Alberta. p. 7.
- "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.
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