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|Census division||No. 19|
|Municipal district||Birch Hills County|
|Elevation||570 m (1,870 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
It is located along the Grande Prairie-Grande Cache Railway tracks, north of Alberta Highway 49, between Wanham and Girouxville. It is part of census division No. 19 and is administered by Birch Hills County.
The community has the name of one Octavie Belloy, an opera singer who entertained Belgian troops.
The community lies in the Peace River Country of northern Alberta, in the Birch Hills south of the Peace River.
The settlement gives the name to the Belloy Formation, a stratigraphical unit of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
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