Representative on our Board of Directors: Mayor Tom Flynn
Sturgeon County is situated directly north of the provincial capital city of Edmonton and the city of St Albert.
Spanning 2,100 square kilometers (810 square miles), Sturgeon County is a mixture of high quality agricultural land, rural acreages, multi-lot subdivisions, and desirable communities. Just over 19,500 people make their home in Sturgeon County, a number that has grown by 17% over the past 10 years.
Business in Sturgeon County is thriving, particularly industrial development. The County boasts a mixture of light, medium, and heavy industry along with associated service, supply, and transportation companies. Major industrial companies providing economic stability and vitality to the region include Agrium, Access Pipeline, Evonik Degussa, Hexion Speciality Chemicals, Pembina Pipeline, and Williams Energy Canada. Sturgeon County is an ideal staging area for heavy industrial projects in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, with close proximity to Alberta’s oil sands.
In addition to heavy industrial, a range of opportunities also exist for light and medium industrial develoment. Sturgeon’s industrial land is located in several industrial parks or regions. Sturgeon Industrial Park offers over 160 hectares (400 acres) of serviced land, and 320 hectares (800 acres) of raw land. This is ideal for any size of business seeking land for light or medium industrial use. Additional land is available within several of Sturgeon’s smaller industrial parks zoned for light and medium industry.
County residents and visitors experience an excellent quality of life with a wide range of recreation activities and natural areas in close proximity. Numerous golf courses, large and extensive parks, and a vast array of cultural and historical sites suit a variety of interests.