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Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 12
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 712
 • Density 2.1/km2 (5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)

Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in northern Alberta, Canada within Smoky Lake County. It is located along Highway 855, approximately 125 km (78 mi) northeast of Edmonton.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement recorded a population of 712 living in 225 of its 240 total private dwellings, a change of 44.7% from its 2011 population of 492. With a land area of 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Buffalo Lake had a population of 492 living in 160 of its 176 total dwellings, a change of 98.4% from its 2006 population of 248. With a land area of 336.97 km2 (130.10 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.4601/km2 (3.782/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 1,206.

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