|Census division||No. 1|
|Municipal district||Cypress County|
|• Governing body||Cypress County Council|
|• Total||1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi)|
|Elevation||745 m (2,444 ft)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC−7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC−6)|
Walsh is likely named for the prominent North-West Mounted Police officer, James Walsh, who established a fort there in the early days of that organization.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Walsh recorded a population of 60 living in 27 of its 35 total private dwellings, a change of 3.4% from its 2011 population of 58. With a land area of 1.25 km2 (0.48 sq mi), it had a population density of 48.0/km2 (124.3/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Walsh had a population of 58 living in 27 of its 31 total dwellings, a 5.5% change from its 2006 population of 55. With a land area of 1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi), it had a population density of 40.8/km2 (105.8/sq mi) in 2011.
- "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.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-22.
- Morrow, James Morrison (1923). Early History of the Medicine Hat County. Medicine Hat Historical Society. p. 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.
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