|Census division||No. 7|
|Municipal district||County of Stettler No. 6|
|• Governing body||County of Stettler No. 6 Council|
|• Total||0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)|
|Elevation||845 m (2,772 ft)|
|• Density||55/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
Byemoor is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Stettler No. 6. It is located at the intersection of Highway 853 and Highway 589, approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Stettler and 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Drumheller. It has an elevation of 845 metres (2,772 ft).
Byemoor's closest neighbour is the hamlet of Endiang, which is approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) to the east. Together, the two hamlets are known as Endmoor.
Byemoor was built in the early twentieth century along the railroad line, and was so named for the area's resemblance to a moor in England (Byemoor name originates from "By-the-moor") In its early years, it was an important centre as it was the main town for a large number of small farms. Crises in agriculture and improvement of transportation to larger centres, however, led to the slow depopulation of the hamlet and area.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Byemoor had a population of 35 living in 16 of its 20 total dwellings, a -30% change from its 2006 population of 50. With a land area of 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 54.7/km2 (141.6/sq mi) in 2011.
Services and infrastructure
Byemoor is home to a small grocery store and post office, gas station, hotel, arena, community hall, curling rink, St. Paul's Anglican Church and Byemoor School (elementary/junior high school) all of which service the small farming community, as well as some minor oil field offices.
- "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.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-04.
- Statistics Canada (2007). "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2006 and 2001 censuses". Retrieved 2010-01-30.
- Clearview Public Schools Byemoor School