|Town of Bashaw|
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|Municipal district||Camrose County|
|• Village||August 18, 1911|
|• Town||May 1, 1964|
|• Mayor||Robert McDonald|
|• Governing body||Bashaw Town Council|
|• MP||Kevin Sorenson (Crowfoot)|
|• Land||2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi)|
|Elevation||793 m (2,602 ft)|
|• Density||311.9/km2 (808/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Postal code span|
Red Deer Lake
Bashaw // is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is at the junction of Highway 21 and Highway 53.
The community has the name of Eugene Bashaw, an original owner of the town site.
Post office dates from 1910.
In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Bashaw had a population of 848 living in 381 of its 415 total private dwellings, a change of 2.2% from its 2016 population of 830. With a land area of 2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi), it had a population density of 311.8/km2 (807.5/sq mi) in 2021.
In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Bashaw recorded a population of 830 living in 379 of its 418 total private dwellings, a -4.9% change from its 2011 population of 873. With a land area of 2.99 km2 (1.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 277.6/km2 (719.0/sq mi) in 2016.