kids encyclopedia robot

De Winton, Alberta facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
De Winton
Grain elevators De Winton Alberta. (8096391073).jpg
De Winton is located in Alberta
De Winton
De Winton
Location in Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census division No. 6
Municipal district Foothills County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Total 98
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)

De Winton is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Foothills County. It is located just south of the City of Calgary and west of Highway 2A (MacLeod Trail).

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.


The population of De Winton according to the 2003 municipal census conducted by Foothills County is 98.

kids search engine
De Winton, Alberta Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.