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Purple Springs

Purple Springs
Hamlet
Purple Springs is located in Alberta
Purple Springs
Location of Purple Springs in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 2
Municipal district Municipal District of Taber
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Municipal District of Taber Council
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Purple Springs is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Taber.[1] It is located on Highway 3, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) east of Taber.

History

The Government of Alberta established the Purple Springs Grazing Reserve in 1957 that is located 0.8 km away from the community. The reserve is 6,684 acres (27.05 km2) and was the first irrigated grazing reserve in the province.[2]

Demographics

The Municipal District of Taber's 2013 municipal census counted a population of 41 in Purple Springs, a 20.6% increase over its 2008 municipal census population of 34.[3]

See also

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