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Thorhild, Alberta

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 The location of Thorhild 

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Welcome to Thorhild ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Thorhild had a population of 505 people.<1>

The village of Thorhild is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Thorhild is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Thorhild lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Area codes for Thorhild: (780) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Thorhild had a population of 505 people.

The population of Thorhild represents 0.02% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 154th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 505 people, the population of Thorhild increased 9.31% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 462 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Thorhild.

Communities near Thorhild ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Thorhild and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2006
Abee   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Egremont   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fedorah   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Opal   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Radway   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Thorhild.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thorhild. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thorhild:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorhild ...

Looking for more information about Thorhild? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Thorhild? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Thorhild, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Thorhild.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Thorhild. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thorhild. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Thorhild were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorhild - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Thorhild.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Thorhild. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thorhild) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thorhild. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorhild

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorhild. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.1500, Longitude: -113.1167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thorhild.


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