kids encyclopedia robot

Aldersyde, Alberta facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Aldersyde
Hamlet
Grain elevators, 1975
Grain elevators, 1975
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 6
Municipal district Foothills County
Population
 (2003)
 • Total 64
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s) +1-403

Aldersyde is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Foothills County. Located between Highway 2 and Highway 2A south of Highway 7, the hamlet is approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of Okotoks, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of High River and 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Calgary. A Canadian Pacific Railway line runs through the hamlet.

The name "Aldersyde" was coined by a first settler for its Scottish sound, although apparently there is no place in Scotland with the same name.

Demographics

The population of Aldersyde according to the 2003 municipal census conducted by Foothills County is 64.

kids search engine
Aldersyde, Alberta Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.