Orton is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26. It is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) south of Highway 3, approximately 31 kilometres (19 mi) west of Lethbridge.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Orton recorded a population of 141 living in 39 of its 43 total private dwellings, a change of 15.6% from its 2011 population of 122. With a land area of 1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi), it had a population density of 90.4/km2 (234.1/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Orton had a population of 122 living in 38 of its 40 total dwellings, a 5.2% change from its 2006 population of 116. With a land area of 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi), it had a population density of 82.4/km2 (213.5/sq mi) in 2011.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-10.
- "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.
- "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.
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