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Buford
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Metropolitan Region
Census division 11
Municipal district Leduc County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 • Land 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 47
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 780, 587, 825

Buford is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Leduc County. It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Highway 39, 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of Leduc.

The hamlet takes its name from Buford, North Dakota.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Buford recorded a population of 47 living in 18 of its 18 total private dwellings, a change of 67.9% from its 2011 population of 28. With a land area of 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi), it had a population density of 18.0/km2 (47/sq mi) in 2016.

The population of Buford according to Leduc County's 2005 municipal census is 32.

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