Iron Springs, Alberta

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Iron Springs is located in Alberta
Iron Springs
Iron Springs
Location of Iron Springs Alberta

Iron Springs is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[1] It is located on Highway 25, approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) northeast of Lethbridge. It was founded in 1925 when the railroad arrived.[2] The community was named after a spring of the same name near the original town site.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Iron Springs recorded a population of 97 living in 25 of its 26 total private dwellings, a change of 4.3% from its 2011 population of 93. With a land area of 0.26 km2 (0.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 373.1/km2 (966.3/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Iron Springs had a population of 93 living in 24 of its 24 total dwellings, a 29.2% change from its 2006 population of 72. With a land area of 0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi), it had a population density of 178.8/km2 (463/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-29.
  2. ^ Coyote Flats Historical Society (1967). Coyote Flats : historical review, 1905-1965. Volume 1. Lethbridge: Southern Printing. p. 269.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 68.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "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: 49°55′48″N 112°41′15″W / 49.93000°N 112.68750°W / 49.93000; -112.68750 (Iron Springs)