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

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular/Governance Meeting

January 26, 2017- CANCELLED

Council/Governance/ASB Meeting

February 9, 2017


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.

Watino History and Survey

If you were unable to make it out to the Watino Meeting on January 17th and would still like to share your input about renaming the avenue, fill out the form below and return it to our office.. There is also an information page below sharing the background reasons for the meeting.

Watino Survey(PDF Document)

Avenue Renaming Background(PDF Document)

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

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.

January 3, 2017

Central Peace Health & Wellness Event

Ol' Tyme Family Nite

Canada Volunteer Award

Submit a nomination for Canada's Volunteer Awards. It is important to acknowldge that our country would not be the same without the work of volunteers. Nominations are open until February 3, 2017. More information can be found on the poster or by clicking the link below.

Canada Volunteer Award

Community Newsletters

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

Other Newsletters

Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect (PDF Document) newsletter

View MMSA's winter newsletter(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