Bluesky, Alberta

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Bluesky, Alberta is located in Alberta
Bluesky, Alberta
Location of Bluesky in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°04′26″N 118°14′18″W / 56.0739°N 118.2383°W / 56.0739; -118.2383
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 19
Municipal district M.D. of Fairview No. 136
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Governing body Fairview MD Council
 • Land 0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 127
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Bluesky is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Fairview No. 136.[2] It is located along Highway 2, east of Fairview in northern Alberta.

Heavy oil was discovered in a well east of the hamlet in 1952, in a geological formation named after the community, Bluesky Formation.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Bluesky recorded a population of 127 living in 60 of its 65 total private dwellings, a change of −22.6% from its 2011 population of 164. With a land area of 0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 343.2/km2 (889.0/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Bluesky had a population of 164 living in 64 of its 66 total dwellings, a -36.4% change from its 2006 population of 258. With a land area of 0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 432/km2 (1,118/sq mi) in 2011.[3]


  • Bluefest

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Coordinates: 56°04′26″N 118°14′18″W / 56.07389°N 118.23833°W / 56.07389; -118.23833 (Bluesky)