Thorhild County
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division13
Established1955
Incorporated1955
Government
 • ReeveJoyce Pierce
 • Governing bodyThorhild County Council
 • Administrative officeThorhild
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land1,997.17 km2 (771.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total3,042
 • Density1.5/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code780
Websitethorhildcounty.com

Thorhild County is a municipal district located in the central part of northern Alberta, Canada, in Census Division 13. It was incorporated in 1955. It changed its name from the County of Thorhild No. 7 to Thorhild County on March 20, 2013.[3]

Geography

Communities and localities

Demographics

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild County had a population of 3,042 living in 1,339 of its 1,852 total private dwellings, a change of -6.5% from its 2016 population of 3,254. With a land area of 1,997.17 km2 (771.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.5/km2 (3.9/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Thorhild County had a population of 3,254 living in 1,401 of its 1,836 total private dwellings, a -4.8% change from its 2011 population of 3,417. With a land area of 2,001.74 km2 (772.88 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi) in 2016.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  3. ^ "O.C. 59/2013". Government of Alberta. March 20, 2013. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. June 3, 2024. Retrieved June 14, 2024.
  5. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4813036 - Thorhild County No. 7, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. March 5, 2010. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
  6. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.