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2011 Map of Birch Hills County

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular Council Meeting

June 14, 2018


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or



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.

Fire Ban Information

The County currently has a FIRE BAN in place. No burning at all due to windy, dry conditions. This includes campfires and burn pits.

May 17, 2018

Road Closures


Current road closures include:

RR 10 from Twp 782 to Twp 783;

RR 34 from Hwy 49 to Twp784;

RR 43 South of 677 to end of road;


these closed roads have a culvert that has washed out. Please use alternate routes.


Thank You for your cooperation and understanding.

May 10, 2018, 9:16 am


Community Newsletter

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

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

Check out the Smoky River FCSS March-June 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


Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

March 21, 2018