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Beaverlodge
Town
Town of Beaverlodge
Highway 43 passing through Beaverlodge
Highway 43 passing through Beaverlodge
Country  Canada
Province Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 19
Municipal district County of Grande Prairie No. 1
Incorporated  
 • Village July 31, 1929
 • Town January 24, 1956
Area (2016)
 • Land 5.73 km2 (2.21 sq mi)
Elevation 730 m (2,400 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 2,465
 • Density 430.5/km2 (1,115/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Highways Highway 43
Waterways Beaverlodge River
Website Official website

Beaverlodge is a town in northern Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 43, 43 km (27 mi) west of Grande Prairie and 48 km (30 mi) east of the British Columbia border.

Geography

Climate

Beaverlodge experiences a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc) that borders on a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb).

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Beaverlodge recorded a population of 2,465 living in 953 of its 1,024 total private dwellings, a 4.2% change from its 2011 population of 2,365. With a land area of 5.73 km2 (2.21 sq mi), it had a population density of 430.2/km2 (1,114/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Beaverlodge had a population of 2,365 living in 892 of its 981 total dwellings, a 4.5% change from its 2006 population of 2,264. With a land area of 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 423.8/km2 (1,098/sq mi) in 2011.

Attractions

Beaverlodhge beaver statue
Beaver statue

In 2004, a Giant Beaver statue was unveiled in the town's park, which can be seen from Highway 43.

Amenities

The town has an arena, a public library, an indoor swimming pool and play parks.


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