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2011 Map of Birch Hills County
Download Map (10.41 MB) (PDF Document)

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Council/ Governance Meeting

October 27, 2016

Council Meeting

November 10, 2016


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Birch Hills County

Birch Hills County is located in the Central Peace Region, bordered by the Peace River to the north and the Smoky River to the east. Located within the County are the hamlets of Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the County.

Business Directory

The business directory can be found by clicking on the ABOUT tab. If you have not filled out the form to be included on this list, please do so. Click here to download the form, or pick it up from the County Office. Please complete the appropriate fields, and drop off or return the form to the County Office, email the completed form to or fax it to 780-694-3788, and we will include your information in the listing.

Eaglesham Hall Rental

For Eaglesham Hall bookings or inquiries, please contact Lisa at the County office at 780-694-3793 or email

Junior Youth Group

Junior Youth Group for grades 3-6 begins Wednesday, November 2nd. It will occur every other Wednesday from after school until 5:30pm, at the Eaglesham Community Church. Everyone is welcome to attend. Students must give the school a note from their parents giving them permission to walk to Junior Youth Group after school. For further information call Dave 359-2077 or Cristi 359-2045.

Christmas Child Shoeboxes

The Samaratian's Purse Christmas Child Shoebox gift program will be collecting shoebox gifts for disadvantaged children in poverty areas, until mid November. Filled shoebox gifts (with school supplies, hygiene items, & toys) or individual items to fill shoeboxes can be dropped off at the Eaglesham, Wanham, or Tangent Post Offices, or at the Eaglesham Community Church.

Volunteers are welcome at a shoebox packing party to be held Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 from 10am to 3pm at the Eaglesham Community Church.For further information call Cristi 359-2045.

Notice of Decision-Duck Unlimited Canada

CPECC Meeting

Family Violence Prevention Month

Burn Permits

Please call the County office to receive your permit if you are planning on burning in Birch Hills County.

Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

June 16, 2016

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham (PDF Document) and Wanham(PDF Document)

Tenders & Items for Sale

View all Tenders & Items for Sale

Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking.

  • ATB
  • Scotia Bank
  • Credit Union
  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • BMO