Thorhild, Alberta facts for kids
|Census Division||No. 13|
|Municipal district||Thorhild County|
|• Total||1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||649 m (2,129 ft)|
|• Density||292.2/km2 (757/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
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.
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.
In the 2011 Census, Thorhild had a population of 488 living in 240 of its 268 total dwellings, a -3.4% change from its 2006 population of 505. With a land area of 1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi), it had a population density of 292.2/km2 (757/sq mi) in 2011.
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