Hilda, Alberta

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Hilda is located in Alberta
Location of Hilda Alberta

Hilda is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Cypress County,[1] located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Highway 41, approximately 67 kilometres (42 mi) northeast of Medicine Hat. In 1910, the post master named the post office "Hilda" after his infant daughter.[2]


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Hilda had a population of 37 living in 18 of its 20 total dwellings, a -17.8% change from its 2006 population of 45. With a land area of 0.54 km2 (0.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 68.5/km2 (177/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  2. ^ Hilda's Golden Heritage, Hilda's Town and Country Ladies Club, 1974.
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 

Coordinates: 50°28′47″N 110°01′58″W / 50.47972°N 110.03278°W / 50.47972; -110.03278 (Hilda)