Place:Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada

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NameFort Macleod
Alt namesMacleodsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCommunity
Coordinates49.733°N 113.4°W
Located inAlberta, Canada
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Fort Macleod, originally named Macleod, is a town in the southwest corner of the province of Alberta, Canada. It was founded as a North-West Mounted Police barracks, and is named in honour of the North-West Mounted Police Colonel James Macleod. It was known as the Town of Macleod between 1892 and 1912.

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