The Lamont County Region offers a quality of life second to none and has something for everyone. Our County is a vibrant and vital community that offers visitors and new residents an unforgettable experience.
As the centre of a vast agriculture and oil and gas producing region we are prospering and growing. We’re proud of our community and welcome you to share it with us, either as an investor or a new citizen. We invite you to come and explore the opportunities that await you.
Lamont County Location
Lamont County is located in east central Alberta, 62km (40m) north east of Edmonton. The County shares the north and east borders of Elk Island Park and incorporates a large portion of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland within its eastern borders. The Trans Canada Highway runs east/west through the heart of the County and the North Saskatchewan River wraps around the northern edge of the County to create a natural boundary.
- Entire County: 2,474 sq km (955 sq miles)
- Alberta’s Industrial Heartland: 197.4 sq km (76.2 sq miles)
- Population of Lamont County: 3,872
- Population of Town of Bruderheim: 1,298
- Population of Town of Lamont: 1,753
- Population of Town of Mundare: 855
- Population of Village of Andrew: 379
- Population of Village of Chipman: 284
(Population figures are as of September 1, 2012, as per Municipal Affairs Alberta)
Overview of Lamont County
Lamont County is nestled in the Beaver Hills and is proud to boast attractions such as Elk Island National Park, the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, the Basilian Fathers Museum in Mundare and many interesting craft shops, churches and beautiful scenery. In fact, the County has declared itself as the “Church Capital of North America” and has produced a booklet containing four different driving tours of our 47 churches. At the Parkland Conservation Farm south of the Town of Mundare on Highway 16 visitors can walk the through the natural area or visit the main office to learn about modern agricultural conservation practices. Recreational facilities and activities include hockey arenas, curling rinks, a nine-hole golf course at Elk Island National Park (5km south of Lamont), ball diamonds, tennis courts and a trout fishing pond.