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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. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the county.

Birch Hills County boasts a charming mix of agriculture, residential, industrial, commercial and recreational opportunities. With a population of over 1600 this rural community offers a distinctively vibrant atmosphere with an assortment of country residential and farming properties.

The following table gives a general overview of Birch Hills County.

Population

1,600

Kilometers of Road Maintained

1,368

Total area (Hectares)

290,597

Total Live Assessment (2015 Taxation)

$383,778,900

Total Equalized Assessment (2014 Taxation)

$335,156,822

Includes the population of: Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino.