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Welcome to Hinton ...
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Hinton had a population of 9,738 people.<1>
The town of Hinton was incorporated in 1928.
Hinton is 3,440 feet [1,049 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Hinton is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Hinton 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).
Telephone area codes for Hinton: (780) and (587)<3>
The Canadian Postal Code for Hinton: T7V<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Hinton had a population of 9,738 people.
The population of Hinton represents 0.3% of the population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 25th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 9,738 people, the population of Hinton increased 3.54% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 9,405 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hinton.
Communities near Hinton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Hinton.
Communities Also Named Hinton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hinton - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hinton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hinton:
Websites for Hinton ...
Official Website: www.town.hinton.ab.ca/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinton ...
Looking for more information about Hinton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hinton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hinton: www.town.hinton.ab.ca/
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019