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Carvel, Alberta is located in Alberta
Carvel, Alberta
Carvel, Alberta
Location in Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 11
Municipal district Parkland County
 • Total 19
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code span
T7Y 3P2
Area code(s) 780
Website Parkland County

Carvel is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Parkland County. It is located on Highway 770, approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of Edmonton. The hamlet's name is derived from the novel Richard Carvel by the American writer Winston Churchill.

Carvel's largest building is the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and adjoining community hall.

In August 2008, a memorial to the founding pioneer families of Carvel was placed at the entrance to the church's graveyard.

Carvel is home to the CWHK Weather Radar Station, which functions as central Alberta's main weather radar station with an average range of about 240 km (150 mi).


The population of Carvel according to the 2009 municipal census conducted by Parkland County is 19.

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