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Colinton, Alberta

Colinton is located in Alberta
Location of Colinton in Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Athabasca County
 • Reeve Doris Splane
 • Governing body
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 274
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website .com.athabascacountywww

Colinton is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County.[3] It is located 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) east of Highway 2 on Highway 663, approximately 121 kilometres (75 mi) north of Edmonton.

The Hamlet of Colinton consists of two designated places defined by Statistics Canada – Colinton and McNabb's – as well additional lands south of McNabb's that is not currently located within either designated place.[4][5] James Maurice Milne, owner of the land on which the railway station was built, named the hamlet after his birth place, Colinton Scotland. Previously Colinton was known as Kinnoull. Colinton.[6]


In the 2011 Census, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton had a population of 274 living in 112 of its 114 total dwellings, a 10.8% change from its 2006 population of 252. With a land area of 2.88 km2 (1.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 95.1/km2 (246.4/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

In the 2006 Census of Canada, by combining the designated places of "Colinton" and "McNabb's", Colinton had a total population of 252 living in 105 dwellings.[7][4][5] With a combined land area of 2.88 km2 (1.11 sq mi), it had a population density of 87.5/km2 (227/sq mi) in 2006.[7]

See also


  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search".  
  2. ^ 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 2012-04-06. 
  3. ^  
  4. ^ a b "GeoSearch2006". Statistics Canada. 2009-02-16. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  5. ^ a b "Athabasca County Ownership Map". Athabasca County. 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 
  6. ^ Colinton History Book Club (1980). Colinton & districts : yesterday & today. Coltinton, Alberta. p. 7. 
  7. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2011-03-29. 

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