Bassano insurance – Bassano is a town in Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Trans-Canada Highway approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Calgary and 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Medicine Hat. It is also on the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. A short distance south of the town is the Bassano Dam (originally “Horse Shoe Bend Dam”), which serves as a reservoir for nearby communities and for the irrigation of the vast farm and ranch lands surrounding Bassano.
The community has the name of Marquis de Bassano, a railroad promoter. In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Bassano recorded a population of 1,206 living in 536 of its 556 total private dwellings, a −5.9% change from its 2011 population of 1,282. With a land area of 5.22 km2 (2.02 sq mi), it had a population density of 231.0/km2 (598.4/sq mi) in 2016.