Brule, Alberta

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Brule
Hamlet
Brule is located in Alberta
Brule
Brule
Coordinates: 53°18′33″N 117°52′15″W / 53.30917°N 117.87083°W / 53.30917; -117.87083Coordinates: 53°18′33″N 117°52′15″W / 53.30917°N 117.87083°W / 53.30917; -117.87083
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
Government
 • Mayor Gerald Soroka
 • Governing body
 • MP Jim Eglinski (Cons - Yellowhead)
 • MLA Eric Rosendahl (NDP - West Yellowhead)
Area[1]
 • Total 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation 1,040 m (3,410 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 31
 • Density 88.6/km2 (229/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)
Postal code span TOE
Area code(s) 780, 587
Highways Yellowhead Highway
Waterways Athabasca River

Brule[2][3] is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County.[4] It is located on the northwest shore of Brûlé Lake, approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Hinton. It has an elevation of 1,040 metres (3,410 ft).

Statistics Canada recognizes Brule as a designated place.[1]

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Brule recorded a population of 31 living in 14 of its 19 total private dwellings, a change of −59.2% from its 2011 population of 76. With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 88.6/km2 (229.4/sq mi) in 2016.[1]

In the 2011 Census, Brule had a population of 76 living in 31 of its 38 total dwellings,[5] a −53.9% change from its revised 2006 population of 165.[6] With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 217/km2 (562/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

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