Hill Spring is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. It is located 32 km (20 mi) west of Cardston and 43 km (27 mi) southeast of Pincher Creek, in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

Hill Spring
Village of Hill Spring
Motto(s): 
Prairie to Peak Perfection
Hill Spring is located in Alberta
Hill Spring
Hill Spring
Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 113°37′26″W / 49.29083°N 113.62389°W / 49.29083; -113.62389Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 113°37′26″W / 49.29083°N 113.62389°W / 49.29083; -113.62389
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census Division3
Municipal districtCardston County
Incorporated[1] 
 • VillageJanuary 1, 1961
Government
 • MayorMonte Christensen
 • Governing bodyHill Spring Village Council
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation
1,175 m (3,855 ft)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total168
 • Density174.8/km2 (453/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s)403
HighwaysHighway 800
WaterwaysWaterton River, Waterton Reservoir
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Hill Spring was founded in 1910 by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leader Edward J. Wood.[citation needed]

DemographicsEdit

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Hill Spring had a population of 168 living in 73 of its 92 total private dwellings, a change of 3.7% from its 2016 population of 162. With a land area of 0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 175.0/km2 (453.2/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Hill Spring recorded a population of 162 living in 74 of its 92 total private dwellings, a -12.9% change from its 2011 population of 186. With a land area of 0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi), it had a population density of 168.8/km2 (437.1/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

Nathan Eldon Tanner, who served in the Alberta Legislature and the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, lived and taught school in Hill Spring.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Location and History Profile: Village of Hill Spring" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. October 21, 2016. p. 358. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  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. ^ "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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