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Enilda is located in Alberta
Location of Enilda Alberta

Enilda is a hamlet in northern Alberta within the Municipal District of Big Lakes,[1] located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Highway 49, approximately97 kilometres (60 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie.

Enilda Alberta was named after Lydia Adline Brooks who was born in Peel Twp. Wellington Co. Ontario Dec 8 1869. She married Francis Maitland and had two sons. Then Francis died and so did one son. She was unable to care for her remaining son so her sister adopted him. After having travelled to Hull Twp. Sioux Co. Iowa when her mother remarried after the death of her father she married and had two children but the marriage did not work out and they divorced and she married Joseph Tompkins and they settled in Alberta. The town was named after her middle name spelled backwards. She died April 24, 1955 South Burnaby B.C.


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Enilda had a population of 165 living in 66 of its 69 total dwellings, a 3.1% change from its 2006 population of 160. With a land area of 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 257.8/km2 (668/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

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  2. ^ "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. 

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