|Census division||No. 2|
|Municipal district||Municipal District of Taber|
|• Governing body||Municipal District of Taber Council|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
The Government of Alberta established the Purple Springs Grazing Reserve in 1957 that is located 0.8 km away from the community. The reserve is 6,684 acres (27.05 km2) and was the first irrigated grazing reserve in the province.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Purple Springs recorded a population of 29 living in 7 of its 7 total private dwellings, a change of 26.1% from its 2011 population of 23. With a land area of 0.29 km2 (0.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 100.0/km2 (259.0/sq mi) in 2016.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-05.
- "Southeast Region Purple Springs". Alberta Sustainable Resource Development. January 14, 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-05-18. Retrieved 2008-06-04.
- "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.
- "About Us: Population & Statistics". Municipal District of Taber. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
- "MD Connection (newsletter): Fountain of Youth?" (PDF) (PDF). Municipal District of Taber. Summer 2013. p. 7. Retrieved August 29, 2013.[permanent dead link]
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