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Welcome to Breton ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Breton had a population of 550 people.<1>

The village of Breton is 2,720 feet [829 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Breton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Breton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Area codes for Breton: (780) and (587)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Breton had a population of 550 people.

The population of Breton represents 0.02% of the total population of Alberta (which had 3,290,350 people at that time), making it Alberta's 149th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 550 people, the population of Breton decreased 4.01% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 573 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Breton.

Communities near Breton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Breton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2006
Population
DirDistance
Argentia Beach   [Map]   52   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Buck Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Golden Days   [Map]   207   E   18 miles [29 km]
Grandview   [Map]   127   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Itaska Beach   [Map]   35   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Poplar Bay   [Map]   84   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Breton.

Communities Also Named Breton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Breton - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky and Louisiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Breton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Breton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Breton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Breton ...

Looking for more information about Breton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Breton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Breton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Breton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Breton were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Breton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Breton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Breton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Breton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.1167, Longitude: -114.4833     [Map].

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