|Census division||No. 2|
|Municipal district||Municipal District of Taber|
|• Governing body||Municipal District of Taber Council|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
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.
The Municipal District of Taber's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 41 in Purple Springs, a 20.6% increase over its 2008 municipal census population of 34.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). 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.
- "MD Connection (newsletter): Fountain of Youth?" (PDF). Municipal District of Taber. Summer 2013. p. 7. Retrieved August 29, 2013.
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