Turin, Alberta

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Turin
Hamlet
Turin, Alberta is located in Alberta
Turin, Alberta
Location of Turin in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°57′55″N 112°31′35″W / 49.96528°N 112.52639°W / 49.96528; -112.52639
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 2
Municipal district Lethbridge County
Government
 • Governing body Lethbridge County Council
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 106
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0K 2H0
Area code(s) +1-403
Highways Highway 25

Turin is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[2] It is located approximately 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast of Lethbridge on Highway 25 and along a Canadian Pacific Railway line.

Sharing its name with Turin, Italy, an Olympic flag was erected in the hamlet to coincide with the 2006 Winter Olympics. It was founded in 1908 and named after the first settler's horse.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Turin recorded a population of 119 living in 37 of its 41 total private dwellings, a change of 12.3% from its 2011 population of 106. With a land area of 0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 425.0/km2 (1,100.7/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Turin had a population of 106 living in 36 of its 37 total dwellings, a 2.9% change from its 2006 population of 103. With a land area of 0.25 km2 (0.097 sq mi), it had a population density of 424/km2 (1,098/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

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Coordinates: 49°57′55″N 112°31′35″W / 49.96528°N 112.52639°W / 49.96528; -112.52639 (Turin)