The County of Northern Lights is located within Alberta’s North Peace Country and supports a population of 3,656 people.

The stanchions of its strong economy – agriculture, forestry, and oil & gas – provide for year round economic activity – there is no down time in the County of Northern Lights.

Residents enjoy both a quality and quantity of life. With abundant rural living options, punctuated by smaller community towns and hamlets, a strong sense of community spirit and over 17 hours of daylight in summer, you can have “more” as a resident in the County of Northern Lights.

County living is not simply a lifestyle. New residents marvel that they are literally surrounded by nature. For example, where else can you introduce your children to the magnificence of a moose in the backyard?

Outdoor recreational activities abound in all seasons and the numerous community halls host diverse events throughout the year contributing to the sense of community belonging. The County also benefits from the diverse heritage of its residents who instill a wide-ranging cultural influence within the region.


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