Buffalo, Alberta

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For the proposed province that is now Alberta and Saskatchewan, see Province of Buffalo. For the municipality in northern Alberta, see Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. For other uses, see Buffalo (disambiguation).
Buffalo
Unincorporated community
Buffalo, Alberta is located in Alberta
Buffalo, Alberta
Location of Buffalo in Alberta
Coordinates: 50°48′36″N 110°40′53″W / 50.8100°N 110.6814°W / 50.8100; -110.6814
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 4
Special Area No. 2
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Special Areas Board
Elevation 720 m (2,360 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Buffalo is a ghost town in Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 555, between Bindloss and Jenner, south of the Red Deer River, at an elevation of 720 metres (2,360 ft).

The community is located in census division No. 4 and in the federal riding of Medicine Hat. It is administered by Special Area No. 2.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Buffalo.

However, Industry Canada shows that Buffalo's greater rural area had a total population of 610 living in 208 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 105.3 km2 (40.7 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs. "Special Area No. 2 - Special area profile". Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  2. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (2006-11-04). "Buffalo - Community demographics (2001 census)". Retrieved 2010-02-07. 

Coordinates: 50°48′36″N 110°40′53″W / 50.81000°N 110.68139°W / 50.81000; -110.68139 (Buffalo)