Lamont County is situated 62 km north east of the provincial capital of Edmonton.
2,474 sq km (955 sq miles)
- Lamont County: 3,925
- Town of Bruderheim: 1,215
- Town of Lamont: 1,664
- Town of Mundare: 712
- Village of Andrew: 465
- Village of Chipman: 238
Lamont County is a rich agricultural district that has a specific land area designated for industrial uses. Twenty seven townships include five hamlets contain a population of 3,925 people. An additional 4,294 people live in the 3 towns and 2 villages of the county.
Agricultural and residential property within Lamont County is available at comparative prices. Recent accommodation initiatives by Lamont County municipalities and developers will result in more than 2,500 new residential lots and houses in the near term.
Lamont County is a key growth area and the municipality of the future offering a centrally located land base that is zoned to accommodate heavy, medium and light industry. Land designated for industrial and commercial development is located in a prime spot adjacent to Highways 45 and 15, twenty kilometers east of Fort Saskatchewan – a mere forty five minutes from Edmonton. In addition, there are numbers of different size land tracts available throughout the county on lower value agricultural land. This land can be used for commercial and industrial uses on a discretionary basis with approval from the Municipal Planning Commission.
Lamont County has a close proximity to the sixth largest metropolitan area of Canada. Industries settling here have a major advantage of drawing on the large, highly educated and skilled Greater Edmonton area workforce and consumer marketplace. Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways run through and intersect in this area. Major and secondary paved highways supplement the high load corridor for easy access throughout the county. Lamont County is well served by highway and pipeline corridors with enviable utility and communications service. Power lines in this area are owned and operated by Fortis Alberta. This company supplies residential and industrial needs from 120 volts to 25,000 volts.