Welcome to Camrose County!
Camrose County is located a short drive southeast of Edmonton. The northwestern boundary is located about 40 kilometres southeast of Edmonton when travelling on Highway 21. From this point, the County covers an area approximately 128.5 km (80 miles) long from the north to south by 48.25 km (30 miles) wide. Within this area there is about 390,000 hectares of land classified as pasture, to very good arable soils throughout most of the district. This area is well known for its mixed farming attributes, as well as for its population of 8,004 people who live together in harmonious and active communities.
Within the boundaries of the County are the City of Camrose, the Town of Bashaw and the Villages of Bittern Lake, Bawlf, Edberg, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes, and Rosalind as well as the hamlets of Armena, Duhamel, Kelsey, Kingman, Pelican Point, Meeting Creek, New Norway, Ohaton, Round Hill and Tillicum Beach.
Camrose County offers many recreational opportunities: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park at the north end of the County, Tillicum Park adjacent to Dried Meat Lake, just southeast of the City of Camrose and Pelican Point Park on the North shore of Buffalo Lake at the southern boundary of the County. There are numerous campsites in the hamlets and villages within the County. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy fishing for Northern Pike at Buffalo Lake and Dried Meat Lake. In the heart of the County you will find the Nature Conservation Center, a re-claimed gravel pit that is now a beautiful day use area. There are a number of challenging Golf Courses within Camrose County. Winter activities include groomed cross country ski trails at Miquelon Provincial Park, numerous snowmobile rallies throughout the county and outdoor skating is available at numerous village or hamlet skating rinks.
Visit our website for more information: www.county.camrose.ab.ca