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Mossleigh elevators.
Mossleigh elevators.
Coordinates: 50°43′13″N 113°19′28″W / 50.72028°N 113.32444°W / 50.72028; -113.32444
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 5
Municipal district Vulcan County
 • Governing body Vulcan County Council
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span List of T Postal Codes of Canada
Area code(s) +1-403
Highways Highway 24
Railways Canadian Pacific

Mossleigh is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Vulcan County.[1] It is located on Highway 24, approximately 63 kilometres (39 mi) southeast of Calgary.


Elevators at Mossleigh.

Mossleigh has a community hall, gas station/convenience store, a motel, and a restaurant.[2] The Mossleigh community school built in 1953 was closed in 1988 and is now privately owned. The former two room high school is also privately owned.[3]


Mossleigh is home to a Lions Club campground,[4] while Aspen Crossing, located one kilometre west of Mossleigh, features a rail dining car with dinner theatre, a rail station with a gift store and a garden centre, and a campground with caboose cabins.[5] Mossleigh is also home to three wooden grain elevators. Two are owned by Cousins Ian and Eric Donovan and the third is currently owned by Parrish & Heimbecker Limited. [6] The town also has an active car club.[7]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  2. ^ Mossleigh Bar n Grill. "Mossleigh Bar n Grill". Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  3. ^ Vulcan County History (2010-09-20). "MOSSLEIGH SCHOOL NO. 4050". Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  4. ^ Lions Club. "Mossleigh Lions Club". Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  5. ^ "Aspen Crossing - Celebrating our Railroad Ties". Aspen Crossing. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  6. ^ Simon Ducatel - Vulcan Advocate (2012-03-26). "Mossleigh-area residents plan to maintain hamlet's row of three grain elevators". Retrieved 2016-08-14. 
  7. ^ Mossleigh Car Club. "Mossleigh Car Club". Retrieved 2016-08-14. 

Coordinates: 50°43′13″N 113°19′28″W / 50.72028°N 113.32444°W / 50.72028; -113.32444 (Mossleigh)