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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 14
Municipal district Yellowhead County
 • Total 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
1,040 m (3,410 ft)
 • Total 31
 • Density 88.6/km2 (229/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area code(s) 780, 587
Highways Yellowhead Highway
Waterways Athabasca River

Brule is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Yellowhead County. It is located on the northwest shore of Brûlé Lake, approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Hinton. It has an elevation of 1,040 metres (3,410 ft).

Statistics Canada recognizes Brule as a designated place.

The hamlet is located in census division No. 14 and in the federal riding of Yellowhead.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Brule recorded a population of 31 living in 14 of its 19 total private dwellings, a change of -59.2% from its 2011 population of 76. With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 88.6/km2 (229/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, Brule had a population of 76 living in 31 of its 38 total dwellings, a -53.9% change from its revised 2006 population of 165. With a land area of 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi), it had a population density of 217/km2 (560/sq mi) in 2011.

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