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Josephburg is located in Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division 11
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
Settled 1890
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Roxanne Carr
 • Governing body
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 142
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal code span T5B
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 830
Website Strathcona County

Josephburg is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County.[2] It is located on Highway 830, 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) east of Fort Saskatchewan. It is in close proximity to Alberta's Industrial Heartland, home to petrochemical industries.

This farming community was once home to several businesses, including a Case dealership, UFA, coffee shop, hardware store and general store.[3]


As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Josephburg had a population of 142 living in 59 of its 67 total dwellings, a -7.8% change from its 2006 population of 154. With a land area of 2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi), it had a population density of 57.7/km2 (149.5/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

The population of Josephburg according to Strathcona County's 2009 municipal census is 239.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^  
  3. ^ Josephburg
  4. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Report". Strathcona County. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
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