North Star, Alberta

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North Star
North Star, Alberta is located in Alberta
North Star, Alberta
Location of North Star in Alberta
Coordinates: 56°51′23″N 117°36′55″W / 56.8564°N 117.6153°W / 56.8564; -117.6153Coordinates: 56°51′23″N 117°36′55″W / 56.8564°N 117.6153°W / 56.8564; -117.6153
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census divisionNo. 17
Municipal districtCounty of Northern Lights
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyCounty of Northern Lights Council
490 m (1,610 ft)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)

North Star is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the County of Northern Lights.[1] It is located on the Mackenzie Highway (Highway 35), approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of Manning. It has an elevation of 490 metres (1,610 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 17 and in the federal riding of Peace River.


Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for North Star.

However, Industry Canada shows that North Star's greater rural area had a total population of 1,546 living in 622 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 329.0 km2 (127.0 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 17.0/km2 (44/sq mi).[2]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-03.
  2. ^ Industry Canada/Web Archive (2006-11-04). "North Star - Community demographics (2001 census)". Archived from the original on 2006-11-04. Retrieved 2010-02-07.