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Bottrel is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Bottrel is located in Canada
Location in Canada
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Calgary Metropolitan Region
Census division 6
Municipal district Rocky View County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Total 5
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 403, 587, 825

Bottrel is a hamlet in southern Alberta under the jurisdiction of Rocky View County.

Bottrel is located approximately 65 km (40 mi) northwest of Calgary, just off Highway 22. Bottrel features a historic general store with campground.

Edward Botterel was an early settler who arrived in the area c. 1888. The local post office operated from December 1, 1909 to March 31, 1969, and was named after Edward Botterel despite the erroneous spelling at its adoption. The error was never corrected and the current spelling is locally used.


The population of Bottrel according to the 2018 municipal census conducted by Rocky View County is 5.

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