Villeneuve is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Sturgeon County. It is located on Highway 44, approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of Edmonton's city limits. It is home to the Michel First Nations band government.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Villeneuve recorded a population of 153 living in 54 of its 55 total private dwellings, a change of 12.5% from its 2011 population of 136. With a land area of 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 493.5/km2 (1,278.3/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Villeneuve had a population of 136 living in 47 of its 50 total dwellings, a 49.5% change from its 2006 population of 91. With a land area of 0.31 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 439/km2 (1,136/sq mi) in 2011.
Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport serves the community.
Villeneuve was named after Frederic Villeneuve, son of Senator Joseph-Octave Villeneuve. Frederic Villeneuve served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories from 1892 to 1902.
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