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Warspite
Hamlet
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 12
Municipal district Smoky Lake County
Elevation 655 m (2,149 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC−7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−6)

Warspite is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Smoky Lake County. It is located on Highway 28, between the Town of Smoky Lake and Village of Waskatenau. It has an elevation of 655 metres (2,149 ft).

The hamlet is located in census division No. 12 and in the federal riding of Westlock-St. Paul.

History

The first post office was opened in 1914 as Smoky Lake Centre. It was renamed Warspite in 1916 for HMS Warspite after the Battle of Jutland.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Warspite recorded a population of 76 living in 41 of its 54 total private dwellings, a change of -3.8% from its 2011 population of 79. With a land area of 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi), it had a population density of 97.4/km2 (252/sq mi) in 2016.


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