Thorhild, Alberta facts for kids
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|Census Division||No. 13|
|Municipal district||Thorhild County|
|• Land||1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)|
|Elevation||649 m (2,129 ft)|
|• Density||231/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Thorhild is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Thorhild County. It is located at the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 827, approximately 86 kilometres (53 mi) north of the City of Edmonton.
Thorhild was formerly a village until April 1, 2009, when it dissolved and became a hamlet within the County of Thorhild No. 7. It originally incorporated as a village on December 31, 1949. The Alberta and Great Waterways Railway paid $480 for the original townsite on July 16, 1914.
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild recorded a population of391 living in 173 of its 214 total private dwellings, a change of -26.4% from its 2016 population of 531. With a land area of 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 231.4/km2 (599/sq mi) in 2021.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild recorded a population of 531 living in 244 of its 270 total private dwellings, a change of 8.8% from its 2011 population of 488. With a land area of 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi), it had a population density of 316.1/km2 (819/sq mi) in 2016.