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Welcome to Edgerton

The Village of Edgerton is located in the Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) region, a partnership of communities whose purpose is to address community economic development issues from a regional perspective. Our friendly oasis is nestled in rolling hills in East Central Alberta; southeast of Edmonton on Highway 610 and Secondary Highway 894. Surrounded by rich agricultural land and steadily increasing oil and gas production, Edgerton is a great place to raise a family. A community with good old fashioned hospitality and all the conveniences of small town living, Edgerton is the place to be.

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The Edgerton Economy

The Council of the Village of Edgerton is working hard to be progressive in community and economic development within our village. As a proud member of BRAED, we understand the importance of regional partnership and demonstrate this by working with our neighbouring municipalities. If you have a business idea and you are looking to expand or are considering relocation, we invite you to come and meet with us. We are interested in what you have to offer our community.

You can experience country living without missing the conveniences. In this technology age, rural remoteness is not a barrier but can be used to tremendous advantage. Through our high-speed wireless internet providers, there are open doors to enjoy rural living while still competing in a global market. We invite you to explore our profile, learn about our picturesque community and the people that truly make it a friendly oasis, and then pay a visit in person.

Labour Snapshot

Totals %
In the labour force 240 75.00%
Participation rate 75.00%
Unemployment rate 4.20%
Management occupations 40 16.33%
Business, finance and administration occupations 15 6.12%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0.00%
Health occupations 10 4.08%
Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 20 8.16%
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 4.08%
Sales and service occupations 40 16.33%
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 70 28.57%
Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 15 6.12%
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 25 10.20%
Oil and Gas

Highway 17, which is a main corridor to the oil and gas fields in Northeastern Alberta, and Highway 14, a High Load Corridor for major oil development products, are both adjacent to Edgerton. Reasonable land costs, developed infrastructure, and direct access to markets in the oil and gas industry make Edgerton a wise choice for investment and opportunity in the sector.

Agriculture

Agriculture in the region is a major economic sector with diversity ranging from grain and specialty crops to domestic and specialty livestock. Producers mainly grow grains such as wheat, oats, barley and canola. Livestock is also a vital part of the industry, with increased activity in the rearing of hogs in ultra-modern facilities, and improved pastures to support larger herds of dairy and beef cattle.

Military

Close to Edgerton is CFB Wainwright; one of the busiest Army bases in Canada. It is home to the Canadian Maneuver Training Centre and the 3rd Canadian Division Training Centre, and it is the preferred training ground for the Army’s field force units based in Edmonton. The military population averages between 500 and 1,000 and the operations of the base provide many opportunities to serve the base’s procurement needs.

Transportation

Edgerton is located in East Central Alberta at the junction of Highways 610 and 894. We are in close proximity to the High Load Corridor (Highway 14) . The nearest commercial and air freight services are in Lloydminster with the nearest commercial services offered in Edmonton. We are on a main line of the Canadian National Railway with side track available.

Business Taxes

The non-residential municipal tax rate in Edgerton is: 12.0500
Alberta general corporate tax rate: 12%
Alberta small business tax rate: 2%
Annual Business Limit (ABL)/Small Business Threshold: $500,000
Canadian general corporate tax rate: 15%
Canada small business tax rate: 10%
Canadian Small Business Threshold: $500,000
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Making Edgerton Home

Totals %
Population 425
Median age of the population 39.8
Total number of census families in private households 115 0
Total number of private households by tenure 185
Owner 135 72.97%
Renter 50 27.03%
Average value of dwellings ($) $207,218
Average income $ $53,280
Average household total income $ $88,524
Residential municipal tax rate 12.0500%

Housing
There is a variety of housing options on and around the Village of Edgerton. When Searching for a house in Edgerton you will notice that our friendly, active community also features very affordable housing options compared to urban centres.

Education
Education is a vital part of our community. Edgerton schools are part of the Battle River School Division. Local schools include:

According to the 2016 Statistics Canada Census on Education, almost 50% of Edgerton residents have a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. Nearby post-secondary and training options include:

Recreation
Recreational opportunities are plentiful in Edgerton. Nestled in our sand hills is a beautiful and challenging nine-hole, 2,948 yards, par 36 golf course. Camping facilities with power are available for you to enjoy. A practice putting green is available to help you fine tune your game. Our ‘Teacups to Tractors’ museum is home to the rare Viewegar Autochrome Collection. The Historical Society also holds an Antique Tractor Show and Pull, and SLOW Races the first weekend in July during Sports Days. Recreational facilities include: the Edgerton Arena, Edgerton Sports Grounds, and Edgerton Curling Rink.

Contact Edgerton

The Village of Edgerton
5017-50th Ave.
Edgerton, AB, T0B 1K0
Phone: (780) 755-3933
Fax: (780) 755-3750
 www.edgerton.ca