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
Region Central Alberta
Census division No. 13
Established 1955
Incorporated 1955
Government[1]
 • Reeve Wayne Croswell
 • Governing body Thorhild County Council
 • Office location Thorhild
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 2,001.74 km2 (772.88 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 3,254
 • Density 1.6/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 780
Website thorhildcounty.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]

In 2006, Thorhild County had a population of 3,042 living in 1,510 dwellings, a 2.5% decrease from 2001. The county has a land area of 1,998.38 km2 (771.58 sq mi) and a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi).[5]

As of 2001, 3,120 people were living in 1,515 dwellings, a 1.4% increase in population since 1996. With a land area of 1,997.97 km², Beaver county had a population density of 1.6 /km².[6]

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