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Campsie is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Campsie is located in Canada
Location in Canada
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district County of Barrhead No. 11
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Total 65
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 780, 587, 825

Campsie is a hamlet in central Alberta within the County of Barrhead No. 11, located approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) west of Barrhead then 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Highway 18, roughly 101 kilometres (63 mi) northwest of Edmonton. It has an elevation of 660 m (2,170 ft).

The hamlet took its name, in 1909, from Campsie, in Scotland, the ancestral home of an early postmaster. The post office operated until 1969. The community was a block settlement established by Black Canadian homesteaders from Oklahoma and Texas, within four to five years of Alberta becoming a province in 1905.


Campsie recorded a population of 65 in the 1991 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada.

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