Thorhild, Alberta

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Thorhild
Hamlet
Thorhild is located in Alberta
Thorhild
Thorhild
Location of Thorhild
Coordinates: 54°09′32″N 113°07′31″W / 54.15889°N 113.12528°W / 54.15889; -113.12528Coordinates: 54°09′32″N 113°07′31″W / 54.15889°N 113.12528°W / 54.15889; -113.12528
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census DivisionNo. 13
Municipal districtThorhild County
Government
 • Governing bodyThorhild County Council
Area
 (2021)[1]
 • Land1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Elevation649 m (2,129 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total391
 • Density231/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Highways18
827
WaterwaysKennedy Creek

Thorhild is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Thorhild County.[3] It is located at the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 827, approximately 86 kilometres (53 mi) north of the City of Edmonton.

Thorhild was formerly a village until April 1, 2009, when it dissolved and became a hamlet within the County of Thorhild No. 7.[4] It originally incorporated as a village on December 31, 1949.[5] The Alberta and Great Waterways Railway paid $480 for the original townsite on July 16, 1914.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild had a population of 391 living in 173 of its 214 total private dwellings, a change of -26.4% from its 2016 population of 531. With a land area of 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 231.4/km2 (599.2/sq mi) in 2021.[1]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild had a population of 531 living in 244 of its 270 total private dwellings, a change of 8.8% from its 2011 population of 488. With a land area of 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 316.1/km2 (818.6/sq mi) in 2016.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and designated places". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "Alberta Private Sewage Systems 2009 Standard of Practice Handbook: Appendix A.3 Alberta Design Data (A.3.A. Alberta Climate Design Data by Town)" (PDF) (PDF). Safety Codes Council. January 2012. pp. 212–215 (PDF pages 226–229). Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  3. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  4. ^ Alberta Queen's Printer (2009-03-18). "Order in Council (O.C.) 131/2009". Retrieved 2010-07-05.
  5. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (1950-01-14). "Formation of the Village of Thorhild" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-05.
  6. ^ Thorhild and District Historical Society (1985). Building and working together : a study of the Thorhild area. Vol. 1. p. 12.
  7. ^ "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.