Bruce, Alberta

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Bruce
Hamlet
Bruce Hotel and Restaurant
Bruce Hotel and Restaurant
Bruce, Alberta is located in Alberta
Bruce, Alberta
Location of Bruce in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°10′24″N 112°2′20″W / 53.17333°N 112.03889°W / 53.17333; -112.03889Coordinates: 53°10′24″N 112°2′20″W / 53.17333°N 112.03889°W / 53.17333; -112.03889
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 10
Municipal district Beaver County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Beaver County Council
Elevation 680 m (2,230 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 71
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal Code T0B 0R0

Bruce is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Beaver County.[1] It is located along Highway 14 between Viking and Ryley, approximately 115 kilometers (71 mi) east of Edmonton, and has an elevation of 680 meters (2,230 ft).

According to the 2009 Beaver County Census, Bruce had a population of 71.[2] The hamlet is located in census division No. 10 and in the federal riding of Vegreville-Wainwright.

Bruce has held an annual rodeo since 1914, the oldest one day rodeo in Canada.

Bruce Stampede 10.jpg
Bruce Stampede arena 10.jpg

Notable residents[edit]

Samantha King – Canadian country/blues singer[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ Beaver County (2009). "Municipal Census Highlights". Retrieved 2010-07-29. 
  3. ^ "Festival Place – Show Details (Samantha King Trio; Dino Dominelli)". Festival Place. 2011-09-12.