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Eaglesham is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within Birch Hills County, located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of Highway 49, approximately 89 kilometres (55 mi) northeast of Grande Prairie.

The hamlet takes its name from Eaglesham, in Scotland.

Eaglesham is primarily a farming community, with farms for hundreds of miles in radius. Eaglesham also has a small K-12 school with 150 students.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Eaglesham recorded a population of 93 living in 50 of its 60 total private dwellings, a change of -21.8% from its 2011 population of 119. With a land area of 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 110.7/km2 (287/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Eaglesham had a population of 119 living in 55 of its 57 total dwellings, a 6.3% change from its 2006 population of 112. With a land area of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 149/km2 (390/sq mi) in 2011.

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