Buford, Alberta

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Buford is located in Alberta
Location of Buford Alberta

Buford is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Leduc County.[1] It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Highway 39, 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of Leduc.

The hamlet takes its name from Buford, North Dakota.[2]


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Buford recorded a population of 47 living in 18 of its 18 total private dwellings, a change of 67.9% from its 2011 population of 28. With a land area of 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi), it had a population density of 18.0/km2 (46.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

The population of Buford according to Leduc County's 2005 municipal census is 32.[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 2010-06-29.
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 26.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Leduc County. "Leduc County Census 2005". Archived from the original on June 29, 2006. Retrieved March 6, 2013.

Coordinates: 53°14′51″N 113°55′52″W / 53.24750°N 113.93111°W / 53.24750; -113.93111 (Buford)