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 divisionNo. 14
Municipal districtYellowhead County
Government
 • MayorGerald Soroka
 • Governing body
 • MPJim Eglinski (Cons - Yellowhead)
 • MLAEric Rosendahl (NDP - West Yellowhead)
Area
 • Total0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Elevation
1,040 m (3,410 ft)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total31
 • Density88.6/km2 (229/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area code(s)780, 587
HighwaysYellowhead Highway
WaterwaysAthabasca 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 13, 2017.
  2. ^ 2014 Municipal Codes page 6
  3. ^ Yellowhead County Hamlets
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2014-05-09). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-10.
  5. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06.
  6. ^ "2006 Census: Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. 2009. Retrieved 2010-01-29.