The County of Barrhead is the true essence of rural Alberta. We have it all. Our agricultural portfolio includes cattle, horses, pigs, chickens, dairy, exotic livestock, cereals and oil grains. Driving down our roads you see fields of yellow canola, blue flax and golden cereal crops. We have beautiful wood lands, lakes and rivers that attract hunters, fishermen and campers alike. Oil, natural gas, coalbed methane, and gravel are just some of the natural resources that we are blessed with. The County of Barrhead is friendly, safe, and has some of the best natural beauty in rural Alberta. Come and take a look, and enjoy what the County of Barrhead has to offer!
Reeve William Lee
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Notices regarding changes to dates of the County Council meetings will be posted here.
*None as of May 10th, 2013*
Fire Control Order
May 14, 2013: The County Barrhead has issued the following Fire Control Order:
a) All outstanding Fire Permits issued for burn barrels are SUSPENDED
b) All Fire Permits issued for fires other than burn barrels are CANCELLED
c) All outdoor fires presently burning, whether set under the authority of a Fire Permit or not, are REQUIRED TO BE EXTINGUISHED
d) The lighting of outdoor fires is PROHIBITED with the exception of an outdoor fire in a fire pit that is ATTENDED and has been lit for COOKING or WARMING purposes; and
e) The discharge of fireworks is PROHIBITED
*Please use extreme caution if you are using an ATV. Spark arrestors should be used.
For further information contact the County of Barrhead at 780-674-3331 or the Fire Chief at 780-305-7023.
Enjoy the Beauty in your Backyard!
Come and enjoy the natural beauty in the County of Barrhead. Our many campgrounds are now open for the season, including Dolberg and Peanut Lake, Holmes Crossing and the Klondike Ferry Campgrounds!
View of Thunder Lake sunset
Click here for more information about our area parks and campgrounds.