Villeneuve, Alberta

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Villeneuve is located in Alberta
Location of Villeneuve Alberta

Villeneuve is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Sturgeon County.[1] 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.[2]

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.[3]

The population of Villeneuve according to Sturgeon County's 2008 municipal census is 225.[4]


Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport serves the community.

Named After[edit]

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.[5]

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Coordinates: 53°39′23″N 113°48′42″W / 53.65639°N 113.81167°W / 53.65639; -113.81167 (Villeneuve)