Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement

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Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement is located in Alberta
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Location of Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement in Alberta
Coordinates: 54°29′N 112°26′W / 54.483°N 112.433°W / 54.483; -112.433Coordinates: 54°29′N 112°26′W / 54.483°N 112.433°W / 54.483; -112.433
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
Government[1]
 • Chair Horace Patenaude
 • Governing body Buffalo Lake Metis Council
Area (2016)[2]
 • Land 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 712
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Website Official website

Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within Smoky Lake County.[3] It is located along Highway 855, approximately 125 km (78 mi) northeast of Edmonton.

Demographics[edit]

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement recorded a population of 712 living in 225 of its 240 total private dwellings, a change of 44.7% from its 2011 population of 492. With a land area of 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.5/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Buffalo Lake had a population of 492 living in 160 of its 176 total dwellings, a change of 98.4% from its 2006 population of 248. With a land area of 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4601/km2 (3.782/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

The population of the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 1,206.[5]

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