Winfield, Alberta

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Winfield
Hamlet
Winfield is located in Alberta
Winfield
Winfield
Location of Winfield in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°57′55″N 114°25′23″W / 52.96528°N 114.42306°W / 52.96528; -114.42306Coordinates: 52°57′55″N 114°25′23″W / 52.96528°N 114.42306°W / 52.96528; -114.42306
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 11
Municipal district County of Wetaskiwin No. 10
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Reeve Kathy Rooyakkers
 • Governing body
Area
 • Total 2.9 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
Elevation 926 m (3,038 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 224
 • Density 200.1/km2 (518/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal code span T0C
Area code(s) +1-780, +1-587
Highways Alberta Highway 13
Highway Alberta Highway 20
Website Wetaskiwin County

Winfield is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Wetaskiwin No. 10.[2] It is located at the intersection of Highway 13 and Highway 20, approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Wetaskiwin.

Climate[edit]

Winfield experiences a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb), that borders on a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc). The average January temperature is −9.1 °C (15.6 °F),[3] while the average July temperature is 15.5 °C (59.9 °F). However, temperatures as low as −44.5 °C (−48 °F)[3] and as high as 34.0 °C (93 °F)[3] have been recorded. Winters are cold and dry with a snow pack from mid November till early April. Summers are warm with long days; most participation falls during summer as rain from thunderstorms. July has the most participation of any month with an average of 131.1 millimetres (5 in)[3] as rain.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Winfield recorded a population of 238 living in 85 of its 98 total private dwellings, a change of 6.3% from its 2011 population of 224. With a land area of 1.07 km2 (0.41 sq mi), it had a population density of 222.4/km2 (576.1/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Winfield had a population of 224 living in 79 of its 194 total dwellings, a -10% change from its 2006 population of 249. With a land area of 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi), it had a population density of 200.0/km2 (518/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

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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 2010-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Winfield, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved August 31, 2015. 
  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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