De Winton, Alberta

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De Winton
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De Winton, Alberta is located in Alberta
De Winton, Alberta
Location of De Winton in Alberta
Coordinates: 50°49′23″N 114°01′07″W / 50.8231°N 114.0186°W / 50.8231; -114.0186
Census divisionNo. 6
Municipal districtM.D. of Foothills No. 31
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Reevevacant
 • Governing body
  • Alan Alger
  • R.D. McHugh
  • Delilah Miller
  • Suzanne Oel
  • Jason Parker
  • Robert Siewert
  • Larry Spilak
 • Total98
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)

De Winton is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District (M.D.) of Foothills No. 31.[2] It is located just south of the City of Calgary and west of Highway 2A (MacLeod Trail).

De Winton is located within Census Division No. 6.

A variant name is Dewinton. The village has the name of Francis de Winton, a British army officer.[3]


During the Second World War, a Royal Air Force pilot training school was located at the Royal Canadian Air Force air station at De Winton (today's De Winton/South Calgary Airport). Temporary buildings were erected to house operations and accommodate service personnel.


The population of De Winton according to the 2003 municipal census conducted by Foothills County is 98.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Alberta Population Summary: Alberta's Hamlets Alphabetically, 2010" (PDF). Alberta Population. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 42.

Coordinates: 50°49′23″N 114°01′07″W / 50.82306°N 114.01861°W / 50.82306; -114.01861 (De Winton)