Ferintosh, Alberta

Ferintosh is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Camrose County.[4] It is located approximately 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of Camrose, and 102 kilometres (63 mi) southeast of Edmonton. The hamlet is situated on Little Beaver Lake. The community takes its name from Ferintosh, in Scotland.[5]

Ferintosh
Hamlet of Ferintosh
Ferintosh, Alberta is located in Alberta
Ferintosh, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Coordinates: 52°45′56″N 112°58′9″W / 52.76556°N 112.96917°W / 52.76556; -112.96917Coordinates: 52°45′56″N 112°58′9″W / 52.76556°N 112.96917°W / 52.76556; -112.96917
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionCentral Alberta
Census division10
Municipal districtCamrose County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 9, 1911
Dissolved[2]January 1, 2020
Government
 • MayorMarvin Jassman
 • Governing bodyFerintosh Village Council
Area
 (2021)[3]
 • Land0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
 (2021)[3]
 • Total180
 • Density282.6/km2 (732/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
HighwaysHighway 21
Highway 609
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Ferintosh incorporated as a village on January 9, 1911.[1] It relinquished its village status on January 1, 2020 when it dissolved to become a hamlet under the jurisdiction of Camrose County.[2]

GeographyEdit

Nearby communities include:

DemographicsEdit

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Ferintosh had a population of 180 living in 90 of its 105 total private dwellings, a change of -10.9% from its 2016 population of 202. With a land area of 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 281.3/km2 (728.4/sq mi) in 2021.[3]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Ferintosh had a population of 202 living in 97 of its 103 total private dwellings, a change of 11.6% from its 2011 population of 181. With a land area of 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 306.1/km2 (792.7/sq mi) in 2016.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Location and History Profile: Village of Ferintosh" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 288. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "O.C.". Government of Alberta. October 8, 2019. Retrieved October 13, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and designated places". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  5. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 51.
  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.

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