Thorhild County

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Thorhild County
Municipal district
Thorhild County is located in Alberta
Thorhild County
Location of Thorhild County in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°09′12″N 113°07′34″W / 54.15333°N 113.12611°W / 54.15333; -113.12611Coordinates: 54°09′12″N 113°07′34″W / 54.15333°N 113.12611°W / 54.15333; -113.12611
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census divisionNo. 13
Established1955
Incorporated1955
Government[1]
 • ReeveKevin Grumetza
 • Governing bodyThorhild County Council
 • Chief Administrative OfficerWayne Franklin
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land2,001.74 km2 (772.88 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total3,254
 • Density1.6/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)780
Websitethorhildcounty.com

Thorhild County is a municipal district located in the central part of northern Alberta, Canada in Census Division 13. It was incorporated in 1955. It changed its name from the County of Thorhild No. 7 to Thorhild County on March 20, 2013.[3]

The administrative offices of Thorhild County are in the Hamlet of Thorhild.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild County recorded a population of 3,254 living in 1,401 of its 1,836 total private dwellings, a −4.8% change from its 2011 population of 3,417. With a land area of 2,001.74 km2 (772.88 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

In the 2011 Census, Thorhild County had a population of 3,417 living in 1,458 of its 1,807 total dwellings, a -3.7% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 3,547. With a land area of 2,000.05 km2 (772.22 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Communities and localities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "O.C. 59/2013". Government of Alberta. March 20, 2013. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813036 - Thorhild County No. 7, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-12.

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