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Bindloss is located in Alberta
Location of Bindloss Alberta

Bindloss is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Special Area No. 2.[1][2] It is located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Highway 41 and 97 kilometres (60 mi) north of Medicine Hat.

It is named after English author Harold Edward Bindloss, who wrote a number of Western novels.[3] Little remains of the original town site.[4]


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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  2. ^ Statistics Canada (2010-03-05). "Standard Geographical Classification 2006 – Special Area No. 2, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Retrieved 2010-07-11.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 20.
  4. ^ Bryan, Liz. Country Roads of Alberta: Exploring the Routes Less Travelled, p. 114 (2007)
  5. ^ "Bindloss, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English and French). Environment Canada. Retrieved March 6, 2014.

Coordinates: 50°52′48″N 110°16′25″W / 50.88000°N 110.27361°W / 50.88000; -110.27361 (Bindloss)