The County of Vermilion River, Alberta, Canada provides rural municipal services for 7,905 residents who live among rolling hills and prairie vistas that stretch north of the North Saskatchewan River, south to the Battle River and 42 miles west from the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. The local economy is as diverse as the landscape with strong agriculture and energy sectors, thriving supply services and an abundance of small business entrepreneurs. The many features, amenities and opportunities in our municipality make it
“A sustainable, vibrant and diversified community with opportunities for all”.
Highways 16 (TransCanada Yellowhead), 41, 17 and 45, plus numerous secondary provincial highways, provide superior transportation corridors easing travel to and from all directions.

Our municipal operations are based out of Kitscoty, Alberta – near the geographic center of the County. There are seven unincorporated hamlets, four villages and one town located within the geographic boundaries of the County. In addition we share a co-terminus boundary with the City of Lloydminster.

2014 is the year we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the County, as well as 35 years of service with the Natural Gas Utility.  Watch for details on how we plan to celebrate!

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Emergency Contacts

Natural Gas Utility (780) 846-2929

Water & Sewer   (780) 871-8616

Public Works   (780) 205-0402

Main Administration Office
(780) 846-2244



Minutes & Agendas

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Road Bans

Fire Bans

Senior's Rebate & Tax Deferral Program

** GAS NEWS ** 

It is NO LONGER necessary to manually enter

your gas meter reading.  We have switched to automated meter readings.  For more information please click here.


          At a glanceOverview of the County (click on graphic)


Latest News

RFP for Public Works equipment (a Crawler Dozer, Patch Truck and a Soil Reclaimer/Mixer) can be viewed here

ROAD BAN ORDER #02-14 effective Tuesday April 8 , 2014 at 12:01 am

Public Hearing for Proposed Bylaw 14-11 to be held May 6, 2014 at 1pm at the County Office

Vermilion Chamber of Commerce to host "Celebrating Women's Strengths" Conference May 1, 2014

Congratulations to the Marwayne Fire & Rescue for being the final winner of $50,000 from UFA Get N Give Contest!!

Roadside Mowing Program

Changing Faces – Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Seminar:  Wednesday, April 16 at 1:30 pm Vermilion Regional Centre. Presented by FCSS

Check out the Good Life Institute for a detailed list of community events for the Vermilion Region!

Becoming a Community Builder Program - Info session Tuesday, March 18 at the Vermilion Senior Centre with Leadership training to begin March 28th. Check out details at www.becomingacommunitybuilder.ca


Do you know of any YOUTH looking for a great summer experience? Check out the ACCA Co-operative Youth Leadership Program for youth ages 11-18.  www.acca.coop

 Check grain storage bags for signs of raccoon damage

 2013-2017 Council Announcement

Producers, agri-processors and producer organizations may apply for a free assessment of potential productivity improvements in automation, lean, or the green side of lean, AND proceed with a phase 2 assessment or coaching with support up to 80% if approved for the Workforce Productivity Grant. Read more


CVR Receives Funding from Government of Alberta to Improve Internet Access for Rural Residents

Important information on Fusarium head blight

County of Vermilion River Authorized As First Municipal Wetlands Restoration Agency in Alberta

The CVR Ag Service Board is looking to work with interested agricultural producers on challenges faced in maintaining water quality and quantity and protecting riparian areas, in particular those areas next to waterbodies including creeks and rivers. More details here.

CVR launches twine recycling program