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Village of Boyle
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Athabasca County
Founded 1916
 • Village December 31, 1953
Named for John Robert Boyle
 • Land 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
 • Total 845
 • Density 118.5/km2 (307/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s) 780, 587, 825
Highways Highway 63
Highway 663
Highway 831
Waterways Flat Lake, Long Lake, Skeleton Lake

Boyle is a village in northern Alberta, Canada within Athabasca County. It is located on Highway 63, approximately 163 kilometres (101 mi) north of Edmonton.

Boyle is named after former Alberta Minister of Education, Justice John Robert Boyle (1871–1936), and founded in 1916.


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Boyle recorded a population of 845 living in 357 of its 464 total private dwellings, a -7.8% change from its 2011 population of 916. With a land area of 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi), it had a population density of 118.5/km2 (307/sq mi) in 2016.

The population of the Village of Boyle according to its 2014 municipal census is 948, a 3.3% change from its 2009 municipal census population of 918.

In the 2011 Census, the Village of Boyle had a population of 916 living in 388 of its 479 total dwellings, a 7.3% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 854. With a land area of 7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi), it had a population density of 125.8/km2 (326/sq mi) in 2011.

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