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Welcome to Big Lakes County, Alberta, Canada! We hope that you will find our web pages useful and informative. We have tried to provide you with plenty of information on our municipal government and our region.

Big Lakes County can be found in west central northern Alberta. The County encompasses almost 15,000 square kilometers of area with a population of 5,912. We have a diverse region, characterized by farmland, lush forests, and big lakes, of course. Our main industries include forestry, oil and gas, and agriculture. Lesser Slave Lake, Utikuma Lake, Winagami Lake, and Snipe Lake are the largest lakes lying within the County boundaries, which offer wonderful opportunities for camping, fishing and the ultimate outdoor experience!

Look to Big Lakes County and you will also find economic prospects combined with an atmosphere conducive to those seeking quiet rural living with all amenities close at hand.

On behalf of the Big Lakes County Council and staff, thank you for visiting us!

Sincerely,

Ken Matthews
Reeve
Big Lakes County