Cynthia, Alberta

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Cynthia is located in Alberta
Cynthia
Cynthia
Location of Cynthia Alberta

Cynthia is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Brazeau County.[1] It is located approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi) south of Highway 16 and 131 kilometres (81 mi) southwest of Edmonton.

Cynthia previously held new town status for almost three years, having incorporated as a new town on June 1, 1956,[2] but dissolving on May 1, 1959.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In 2005, Brazeau County conducted a municipal census among its hamlets that recorded a population of 50 in Cynthia.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-04-01. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "The Alberta Gazette, 1956 (Volume 52) – Order in Council 783–56: New Town of Cynthia Established". Government of Alberta. June 11, 1956. pp. 1122–1123. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Alberta Gazette, 1959 (Volume 55) – Order in Council 760/59: Dissolution of the Town of Cynthia". Government of Alberta. May 19, 1959. p. 911. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ Courtney Whalen (2005-09-07). "Census reveals growth". Drayton Valley Western Review. Canoe Sun Media. 

Coordinates: 53°16′58″N 115°25′22″W / 53.28278°N 115.42278°W / 53.28278; -115.42278 (Cynthia)