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Bruce
Bruce Hotel and Restaurant
Bruce Hotel and Restaurant
Bruce is located in Alberta
Bruce
Bruce
Location in Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Census division No. 10
Municipal district Beaver County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 (2021)
 • Land 0.86 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Elevation
680 m (2,230 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total 65
 • Density 75.7/km2 (196/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal Code
T0B 0R0

Bruce is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Beaver County. It is located along Highway 14 between Viking and Ryley, approximately 115 kilometers (71 mi) east of Edmonton, and has an elevation of 680 meters (2,230 ft).

The community has the middle name of A. Bruce Smith, a telephone executive.

The hamlet is located in Census Division No. 10 and in the federal riding of Vegreville-Wainwright.

The Bruce Hotel is known to have the best steak in Alberta, and only operates on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Bruce has held an annual rodeo since 1914, the oldest one day professional rodeo in Canada.

Bruce Stampede 10
Bruce Stampede arena 10

Demographics

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As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Bruce recorded a population of 50 living in 31 of its 51 total private dwellings, a change of -16.7% from its 2011 population of 60. With a land area of 0.86 km2 (0.33 sq mi), it had a population density of 58.1/km2 (150/sq mi) in 2016.

Notable residents

  • Samantha King – Canadian country/blues singer
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