|Census division||No. 18|
|Municipal district||Municipal District of Greenview No. 16|
|• Governing body||Municipal District of Greenview No. 16 Council|
|• Land||2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi)|
|Elevation||640 m (2,100 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
DeBolt is located in Peace Country, 58 km (36 mi) east from Grande Prairie and 54 km (34 mi) west of Valleyview along Highway 43. It lies in the Smoky River valley, at an elevation of 640 m (2,100 ft).
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, DeBolt recorded a population of 121 living in 55 of its 78 total private dwellings, a change of −9% from its 2011 population of 133. With a land area of 2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi), it had a population density of 43.4/km2 (112.3/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, DeBolt had a population of 133 living in 64 of its 76 total dwellings, a 3.9% change from its 2006 population of 128. With a land area of 2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi), it had a population density of 47.33/km2 (122.6/sq mi) in 2011.
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The economy is based on agriculture, ranching and oil and gas. Forestry, logging and plywood production are other elements of the economy. Star Industries, Star Fabrication, DeBolt Contracting, P&G Kitchens, and Moore Seed are some of the main employers of the area.
The Hubert Memorial Park, a collection of early buildings and artifacts, is located in DeBolt, while Legion Hall is part of the DeBolt and District Pioneer Museum.
The community has a church, a pub, a general store with restaurant and a gas station.
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