|Census division||No. 18|
|Municipal district||Municipal District of Greenview No. 16|
|• Governing body||Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 Council|
|• Total||2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)|
|Elevation||640 m (2,100 ft)|
|• Density||47/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
DeBolt is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16. The hamlet's name is often mistakenly spelled Debolt, even by Statistics Canada. It was named after the DeBolt family, who settled the area in 1919.
DeBolt is located in Peace Country, 58 km (36 mi) east from Grande Prairie and 54 km (34 mi) west of Valleyview along Highway 43. It lies in the Smoky River valley, at an elevation of 640 m (2,100 ft).
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, DeBolt had a population of 133 living in 64 of its 76 total dwellings, a 3.9% change from its 2006 population of 128. With a land area of 2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi), it had a population density of 47.33/km2 (122.6/sq mi) in 2011.
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The economy is based on agriculture, ranching and oil and gas. Forestry, logging and plywood production are other elements of the economy. Star Industries, Star Fabrication, DeBolt Contracting, P&G Kitchens, and Moore Seed are some of the main employers of the area.
The Hubert Memorial Park, a collection of early buildings and artifacts, is located in DeBolt, while Legion Hall is part of the DeBolt and District Pioneer Museum.
The community has a church, a pub, a general store with restaurant and a gas station.
- Ken Belford, a poet
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
- Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-06-24.
- Lexicon of Canadian Geologic Units. "Debolt Formation". Retrieved 2009-02-10.
- Statistics Canada (2007). "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2006 and 2001 censuses". Retrieved 2010-01-29.
- Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
|Grande Prairie||Grande Cache||Fox Creek|