|Village of Breton|
|Municipal District||Brazeau County|
|• Mayor||Darren Aldous|
|• Governing body||Breton Village Council|
|• Total||1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi)|
|• Density||286.5/km2 (742/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|Postal code span||T0C 0P0|
Breton // is a village in central Alberta, Canada. It is located southwest of Edmonton. Originally called Keystone, it was established in 1909 by a group of African-American immigrants as a block settlement. The town is named after former Alberta MLA Douglas Breton.
It has one High School (grades 7-12) and one elementary (K-6) school. It has a volunteer fire department, two grocery stores, two golf courses, four restaurants, two hair parlors, a police station with three officers and one secretary.
In the 2011 Census, the Village of Breton had a population of 496 living in 208 of its 218 total dwellings, a -9.8% change from its 2006 population of 550. With a land area of 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi), it had a population density of 286.7/km2 (742.6/sq mi) in 2011.
In 2006, Breton had a population of 550 living in 243 dwellings, a 4.0% decrease from 2001. The Village has an area of 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi) and a population density of 317.7 inhabitants per square kilometer.
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