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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 11
Municipal district Sturgeon County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Land 0.40 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
680 m (2,230 ft)
 • Total 85
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 780, 587, 825
Highways Highway 37

Calahoo is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Sturgeon County. It is located on Highway 37 near the Sturgeon River, approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) northwest of Edmonton's city limits. It has an elevation of 680 metres (2,230 ft).

The hamlet is located in Census Division No. 11 and in the federal riding of Westlock-St. Paul. It is named after the Michel Calihoo Reserve established in 1878 on 25,600 acres under Treaty 6.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Calahoo recorded a population of 85 living in 31 of its 32 total private dwellings, a change of -54.5% from its 2011 population of 187. With a land area of 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 212.5/km2 (550/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Calahoo had a population of 187 living in 74 of its 79 total dwellings, a -5.1% change from its 2006 population of 197. With a land area of 0.42 km2 (0.16 sq mi), it had a population density of 445/km2 (1,150/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of Calahoo according to Sturgeon County's 2008 municipal census is 210.

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