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Faust
Faust is located in Alberta
Faust
Faust
Location in Alberta
Faust is located in Canada
Faust
Faust
Location in Canada
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Northern Alberta
Census division 17
Municipal district Big Lakes County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
Area
 (2021)
 • Land 4.42 km2 (1.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total 282
 • Density 63.7/km2 (165/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−07:00 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−06:00 (MDT)
Area code(s) 780, 587, 825

Faust ( fawst) is a hamlet in northern Alberta within Big Lakes County, located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Highway 2, approximately 241 kilometres (150 mi) northwest of Edmonton (309 km by road).

The community has the name of E. T. Faust, a railroad officer.

Demographics

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As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Faust recorded a population of 261 living in 117 of its 152 total private dwellings, a change of -5.1% from its 2011 population of 275. With a land area of 4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi), it had a population density of 56.9/km2 (147/sq mi) in 2016.

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