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

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Council/ ASBMeeting

August 11, 2016

Council Meeting

September 8, 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.

Notice Of Special Council Meeting CANCELLED

July 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Click for deatils CANCELLED

Shaftesbury Ferry

The Shaftesbury Ferry is running again as of Saturday July 18.

Temporary Eaglesham Hall Caretaker

Birch Hills County is looking for an individual to be the caretaker of the Eaglesham Hall during the summer. For more information on job responsibilities, please call Lisa Price at the County office or email

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