Morrin, Alberta facts for kids
|Village of Morrin|
|Census Division||No. 5|
|Municipal district||Starland County|
|• Village||April 16, 1920|
|• Land||0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi)|
|Elevation||832 m (2,730 ft)|
|• Density||357.2/km2 (925/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|Highways||27, 9, 56|
|Waterways||West Minchichi Creek, Red Deer River|
The Morrin Bridge Provincial recreation area is located 10 km west of the village, in the Red Deer River valley, and Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park is located 40 km north.
Morrin was originally named "Blooming Prairie" but was renamed Morrin in honour of the engineer of the first train to the village.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Morrin recorded a population of 240 living in 110 of its 132 total private dwellings, a -2% change from its 2011 population of 245. With a land area of 0.67 km2 (0.26 sq mi), it had a population density of 358.2/km2 (928/sq mi) in 2016.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Morrin had a population of 245 living in 112 of its 129 total dwellings, a -3.2% change from its 2006 population of 253. With a land area of 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 298.8/km2 (774/sq mi) in 2011.
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