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Niton Junction is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada, within Yellowhead County.[2] It is located on the Yellowhead Highway (Highway 16) approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) east of Edson and 150 kilometres (93 mi) west of Edmonton. It is east of the Yellowhead Highway's junction with Highway 32 and west of Chip Lake. Niton Junction has an elevation of 845 metres (2,772 ft).

Niton Junction
Niton Junction is located in Alberta
Niton Junction
Location of Niton Junction in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°37′19″N 115°46′11″W / 53.6219°N 115.7697°W / 53.6219; -115.7697Coordinates: 53°37′19″N 115°46′11″W / 53.6219°N 115.7697°W / 53.6219; -115.7697
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 14
Municipal districtYellowhead County
Government
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • MayorGerald Soroka
 • Governing body
Area
 • Total0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Elevation
845 m (2,772 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total38
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Dwellings
15
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)

Statistics Canada recognizes Niton Junction as a designated place.[3]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.

DemographicsEdit

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Niton Junction recorded a population of 38 living in 15 of its 15 total private dwellings, a change of 46.2% from its 2011 population of 26. With a land area of 0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 41.8/km2 (108.2/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

In the 2011 Census, Niton Junction had a population of 26 living in 11 of its 11 total dwellings, a -78.2% change from its 2006 population of 119. With a land area of 1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.7/km2 (66.7/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-10.
  3. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.