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|Census division||No. 19|
|Municipal district||M.D. of Fairview No. 136|
|• Land||0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Heavy oil was discovered in a well east of the hamlet in 1952, in a geological formation named after the community, Bluesky Formation.
As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Bluesky recorded a population of 127 living in 60 of its 65 total private dwellings, a change of -22.6% from its 2011 population of 164. With a land area of 0.37 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 343.2/km2 (889/sq mi) in 2016.
As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Bluesky had a population of 164 living in 64 of its 66 total dwellings, a −36.4% change from its 2006 population of 258. With a land area of 0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 432/km2 (1,120/sq mi) in 2011.
- Hubert Brooks, RCAF officer and Olympic gold medalist
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