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Blue Ridge
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 13
Municipal district Woodlands County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 • Land 2.98 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 244
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)

Blue Ridge is a hamlet in northwest Alberta, Canada within Woodlands County. It is located on Highway 658, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of Highway 43 and 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of the Athabasca River. It is midway between the towns of Whitecourt and Mayerthorpe and approximately 159 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Blue Ridge recorded a population of 244 living in 101 of its 105 total private dwellings, a change of 2.1% from its 2011 population of 239. With a land area of 2.98 km2 (1.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 81.9/km2 (212/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Blue Ridge had a population of 239 living in 91 of its 98 total dwellings, a 14.9% change from its 2006 population of 208. With a land area of 2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 79.93/km2 (207.0/sq mi) in 2011.

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