Hinton is named for William P Hinton, who was Vice-President and General Manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.
Location: Hinton is located in the western central part of the Province.
Judicial District: Edmonton Judicial District
Courthouse – Hinton
Location: 237 Jasper Street West / Pembina Avenue
Built: 1978 – 1980
Architect: Alberta Department of Public Works
Description: The building faces east and is a one story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The roof line is flat. The building houses the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court.