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Welcome to Edson! Welcome to Yellowhead County!

The Town of Edson is quickly becoming I would like to take this opportunity to
known for its fantastic recreational opportunities welcome you to our vibrant and growing
and the close ties we maintain with our past. group of communities. With a population of
In 2011 we completed construction of our new just over 10,000 we live, work and play in our
Museum and Travel Centre located in the 7,012,100 acres of mountains, farms, rivers,
beautiful Centennial Park in the center of town. foothills, and forest.
It’s the perfect place to learn more about Edson’s I hope you enjoy your time here and take
history and to find information about everything the chance to try one of the many exciting
this area has to offer. activities we have to offer – from horseback
For the outdoor enthusiast there is an riding to bird watching to almost anything
abundance of activities including skiing, else you can imagine!
snowmobiling, hockey, golf, hiking and of course We also have a ton of events every year,
slo-pitch. including rodeos, car shows, music festivals
Not only is Edson a great place to explore and sports tournaments. Stay at one of our
recreational activities but we have a tremendous many beautiful campgrounds and explore
business community. Our diverse economy helps our lakes and rivers.
us bear downturns in one or multiple sectors The residents of Yellowhead County are
without huge impacts on our community, which proud of everything we have to offer, from
has kept us strong for over 100 years! the majestic Rockies to the rolling acres of
The Town is proud to work with our local prime prairie farmland, there is something
Chamber of Commerce to ensure that our for everyone at Yellowhead County.
business community is provided with the best For more information on Yellowhead
environment in order to promote growth and County please visit our website at
So whether you’re looking to relocate to our or call us at
community, set up a new business, or just visit, 1-800-665-6030.
Edson is a place you can do it all!
Enjoy Your Stay,
Mayor Greg Pasychny Mayor Gerald Soroka

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