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

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Council Meeting

September 8, 2016

Council/ Governance Meeting

September 22, 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.

List of Businesses and Services

Birch Hills County is attempting to develop a listing of businesses and services, both within and outside of the County's boundaries, that we will make available to the public on the County's website. If you are a tradesperson, business owner, or business operator, and wish your operation to be included on this listing, please click here to download the form or pick up a form from the County Office, 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.

Thank You

Hermann Minderlein, CAO

Eaglesham Hall Rental

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

Burn Permits

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

June 14, 2016 1:30pm

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