Frog Lake, Alberta

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Frog Lake
Unincorporated community
Frog Lake, Alberta is located in Alberta
Frog Lake, Alberta
Location of Frog Lake in Alberta
Coordinates: 53°49′54″N 110°25′00″W / 53.83167°N 110.41667°W / 53.83167; -110.41667
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
Municipal district County of St. Paul No. 19
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Elevation 593 m (1,946 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code T0A 1M0
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 897
Waterways Frog Lake

Frog Lake is a Cree community approximately 207 km (129 mi) east of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is located 11 km (6.8 mi) northeast of the Hamlet of Heinsburg and 13 km (8.1 mi) southwest of the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement.

Frog Lake has 2,454 band members as of August, 2007. Frog Lake has a reserve population of approximately 1,000 residing on-reserve.[1]

History[edit]

Frog Lake was the scene of the Frog Lake Massacre of which nine white men were killed by Cree Aboriginals on April 2, 1885 in the course of the North West Rebellion.[2]

Band[edit]

  • Frog Lake First Nation
  • Frog Lake, Alberta, Canada. T0A 1M0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frog Lake population
  2. ^ W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., - The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., pp. 401-402.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°49′53″N 110°24′05″W / 53.83139°N 110.40139°W / 53.83139; -110.40139 (Frog Lake)