Hill Spring

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Hill Spring
Village of Hill Spring
Motto: Prairie to Peak Perfection
Hill Spring is located in Alberta
Hill Spring
Hill Spring
Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 113°37′26″W / 49.29083°N 113.62389°W / 49.29083; -113.62389Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 113°37′26″W / 49.29083°N 113.62389°W / 49.29083; -113.62389
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census Division 3
Municipal district Cardston County
 • Village January 1, 1961
 • Mayor Monte Christensen
 • Governing body Hill Spring Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Elevation 1,175 m (3,855 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 186
 • Density 167.2/km2 (433/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 403
Highways Highway 800
Waterways Waterton River, Waterton Reservoir
Website Official website

Hill Spring is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located 32 km west of Cardston and 43 km south-east of Pincher Creek, in the Canadian Rockies foothills. It has often been misspelled Hillspring, including the Canada 2006 Census.[3]


Hill Spring was founded in 1910 by Mormon leader Edward J. Wood. Because it is a Mormon town, it is a dry town and devoid of alcohol.[citation needed]


In the 2011 Census, the Village of Hill Spring had a population of 186 living in 78 of its 83 total dwellings, a -3.1% change from its 2006 population of 192. With a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 167.6/km2 (434.0/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In 2006, Hill Spring had a population of 192 living in 86 dwellings, a 0.5% decrease from 2001. The village has a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi) and a population density of 172.6 inhabitants per square kilometer.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Nathan Eldon Tanner, who served in the Alberta Legislature and the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, lived and taught school in Hill Spring.

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