Ferintosh, Alberta

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Ferintosh
Village
Village of Ferintosh
Ferintosh, Alberta is located in Alberta
Ferintosh, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°45′56″N 112°58′9″W / 52.76556°N 112.96917°W / 52.76556; -112.96917Coordinates: 52°45′56″N 112°58′9″W / 52.76556°N 112.96917°W / 52.76556; -112.96917
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division10
Municipal districtCamrose County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 9, 1911
Government
 • MayorMarvin Jassman
 • Governing bodyFerintosh Village Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation760 m (2,490 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total202
 • Density305.7/km2 (792/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
HighwaysHighway 21
Highway 609
WebsiteOfficial website

Ferintosh is a village in central Alberta, Canada located about 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of Camrose, and 102 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of Edmonton. The village is situated on Little Beaver Lake.

The community takes its name from Ferintosh, in Scotland.[3]

Ferintosh is home to several small businesses and provides municipal services, including local fire protection, to its residents. There is a community hall (the Hi-U Seniors Centre) and a high level of volunteerism. Ferintosh is popular with both retirees and young families because of its small size and many recreational opportunities.

Geography[edit]

Nearby communities include:

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Ferintosh recorded a population of 202 living in 97 of its 103 total private dwellings, a change of 11.6% from its 2011 population of 181. With a land area of 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 306.1/km2 (792.7/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Ferintosh had a population of 181 living in 85 of its 96 total dwellings, a change of 18.3% from its 2006 population of 153. With a land area of 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi), it had a population density of 291.9/km2 (756.1/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

The population of the Village of Ferintosh according to its 2008 municipal census is 193.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Ferintosh" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 288. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 51.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08.
  5. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-12.

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