De Winton, Alberta facts for kids
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|Census division||No. 6|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Foothills No. 31|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
De Winton is located within Census Division No. 6.
A variant name is Dewinton. The village has the name of Francis de Winton, a British army officer.
During the Second World War, a Royal Air Force pilot training school was located at the Royal Canadian Air Force air station at De Winton (today's De Winton/South Calgary Airport). Temporary buildings were erected to house operations and accommodate service personnel.
Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for De Winton.
However, Industry Canada shows that De Winton's greater rural area had a total population of 1,835 living in 636 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 132.65 km2 (51.22 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 13.8/km2 (36/sq mi).
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