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Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 8
Municipal district Lacombe County
 • Total 2.34 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 468
 • Density 200.0/km2 (518.0/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)

Mirror is a hamlet in Lacombe County, central Alberta, Canada. It is located at the junction of Highway 50 and Highway 21, approximately 42 km (26 mi) east of Lacombe.

It was named for The Daily Mirror of London, England.

Founded in 1870, Mirror was incorporated as a village on July 12, 1912 and remained a village until January 1, 2004, when it was dissolved to become a hamlet under the jurisdiction of Lacombe County.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Mirror recorded a population of 502 living in 240 of its 261 total private dwellings, a change of 7.3% from its 2011 population of 468. With a land area of 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi), it had a population density of 218.3/km2 (565/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Mirror had a population of 468 living in 225 of its 256 total dwellings, a -2.7% change from its 2006 population of 481. With a land area of 2.34 km2 (0.90 sq mi), it had a population density of 200.0/km2 (518/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of Mirror according to Lacombe County's 2008 municipal census is 432.


The Mirror & District Museum is located in the community. Other amenities include a public library and a school. Buffalo Lake is located east of the community.

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