Kinsella, Alberta

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Kinsella
Kinsella - village.JPG
Kinsella is located in Alberta
Kinsella
Kinsella
Location of Kinsella in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°00′01″N 111°31′26″W / 53.00028°N 111.52389°W / 53.00028; -111.52389Coordinates: 53°00′01″N 111°31′26″W / 53.00028°N 111.52389°W / 53.00028; -111.52389
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 10
Municipal districtBeaver County
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyBeaver County Council
Elevation
695 m (2,280 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total40
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)T0B 2N0

Kinsella is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Beaver County.[1] It is located along Highway 14 and the CN Railway and has an elevation of 695 metres (2,280 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 10 and in the federal riding of Vegreville-Wainwright.

Demographics[edit]

Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Kinsella.

However, Industry Canada shows that Kinsella's greater rural area had a total population of 451 living in 128 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 486.9 km2 (188.0 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi).[2]

According to the 2009 Beaver County census, Kinsella had a population of 40.[3]

Research Station[edit]

The Roy Berg Kinsella Research Station is located directly northwest of the community. Founded in 1960, it is run by the University of Alberta.[4] It covers a total area of 4,856 hectares (12,000 acres).[5]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kinsella
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.1
(52.0)
12.5
(54.5)
18.9
(66.0)
30.6
(87.1)
33.5
(92.3)
33.9
(93.0)
35.6
(96.1)
37
(99)
34.5
(94.1)
28.5
(83.3)
20.6
(69.1)
13.5
(56.3)
37
(99)
Average high °C (°F) −9.2
(15.4)
−5.2
(22.6)
0.1
(32.2)
10.5
(50.9)
17.3
(63.1)
20.8
(69.4)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.5)
16.6
(61.9)
10.1
(50.2)
−1.6
(29.1)
−7.1
(19.2)
8.1
(46.6)
Average low °C (°F) −18.4
(−1.1)
−15
(5)
−9.4
(15.1)
−1.3
(29.7)
4.5
(40.1)
8.7
(47.7)
10.7
(51.3)
9.6
(49.3)
4.5
(40.1)
−1.1
(30.0)
−10
(14)
−16.1
(3.0)
−2.8
(27.0)
Record low °C (°F) −46.1
(−51.0)
−45.6
(−50.1)
−37.8
(−36.0)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−7
(19)
−2.8
(27.0)
2.2
(36.0)
−2
(28)
−8.3
(17.1)
−23
(−9)
−33.5
(−28.3)
−45
(−49)
−46.1
(−51.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.7
(0.89)
12.7
(0.50)
20.9
(0.82)
24
(0.9)
43.7
(1.72)
82.9
(3.26)
73.8
(2.91)
58.6
(2.31)
35.2
(1.39)
17.1
(0.67)
18.2
(0.72)
21.5
(0.85)
431.2
(16.98)
Source: Environment Canada[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (1 April 2010). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 20 June 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (4 November 2006). "Kinsella - Community demographics (2001 census)". Archived from the original on 4 November 2006. Retrieved 7 February 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ Beaver County (2009). "Municipal Census Highlights" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Research Stations - Agricultural and Environmental Research Stations". University of Alberta. University of Alberta. Archived from the original on 27 January 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ Kienlen, Alexis (3 September 2014). "The fearless researcher who revolutionized cattle breeding". FBC Communications LP. Alberta Farm Express. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  6. ^ Environment CanadaCanadian Climate Normals 1971–2000, accessed 6 April 2010