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Blackie, Alberta

Blackie is located in Alberta
Location of Blackie in Alberta

Blackie is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31.[1] It is located approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Calgary on Highway 799.


  • History 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable residents 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


It was named after John Stuart Blackie.[2] Previously incorporated as a village on December 30, 1912,[3] Blackie dissolved to hamlet status on August 31, 1997.[4]


As a designated place in the 2011 census, Blackie had a population of 343 living in 138 of its 149 total dwellings, a 0.3% change from its 2006 population of 342. With a land area of 0.74 km2 (0.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 464/km2 (1,200/sq mi) in 2011.[5]

Notable residents

See also


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  2. ^ Fencelines and Furrows History Book Society (1971). Fencelines and Furrows. p. 77. 
  3. ^ Alberta Queen's Printer (1912-12-30). "Establishment of the Village of Blackie". Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  4. ^ Alberta Queen's Printer (1997-08-13). "Order in Council (O.C.) 343/97". Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-06. 

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