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
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division2
Municipal districtLethbridge County
Government
 • Governing bodyLethbridge County Council
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total106
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code spanT0K 2H0
Area code(s)+1-403
HighwaysHighway 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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-29.
  3. ^ Coyote Flats Historical Society (1967). Coyote Flats : historical review, 1905-1965. Volume 1. Lethbridge: Southern Printing. p. 271.
  4. ^ "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.

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