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Bindloss
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 4
Special area Special Area No. 2
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Population
 (1991)
 • Total 14
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 403, 587, 825

Bindloss is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Special Area No. 2. It is located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) west of Highway 41 and 97 kilometres (60 mi) north of Medicine Hat.

It is named after English author Harold Edward Bindloss, who wrote a number of Western novels. Little remains of the original town site.

On 11 September 2017, an attempt to dispose of unexploded ordnance at Canadian Forces Base Suffield led to a fire that burned 220 square kilometres on the base plus another 58 square kilometres beyond. Bindloss was affected by the fire, which led to the death of 260 head of cattle, either killed in the fire, or put down because they were so badly burned.

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Demographics

Bindloss recorded a population of 14 in the 1991 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada.

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