Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement

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Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement is located in Alberta
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Location of Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°29′N 112°26′W / 54.483°N 112.433°W / 54.483; -112.433Coordinates: 54°29′N 112°26′W / 54.483°N 112.433°W / 54.483; -112.433
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
 • Chair Horace Patenaude
 • Governing body Buffalo Lake Metis Council
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website Official website

Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within Smoky Lake County.[2] It is located along Highway 855, approximately 125 km (78 mi) northeast of Edmonton.


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Buffalo Lake had a population of 492 living in 160 of its 176 total dwellings, a 98.4% change from its 2006 population of 248. With a land area of 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4601/km2 (3.782/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

The population of the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 1,206.[4] Its population is currently estimated at 1,236.[5]

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  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. April 24, 2015. Retrieved May 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 
  4. ^ "2010 Official Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2010-09-15. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  5. ^ "Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement". Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 

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