The Town of High Prairie is a thriving community of about 3000 people who enjoy the advantage of living in a modern urban community surrounded by golden prairie, lush forests and numerous lakes. High Prairie is only a 20 minute drive from Lesser Slave Lake, an ideal family holiday destination and one of Alberta's best recreational playgrounds.
High Prairie was incorporated as a village on April 6th, 1945. At that time the population was estimated at 600 persons. The census done in 2007 give High Prairie a population of 2836 persons. The first mayor of the Village was V. Maurice. High Prairie was incorporated as a Town on January 10, 1950, while L.A. Broughton was mayor.
High Prairie is governed by the Municipal Government Act. Six Councillors and a Mayor are elected at large and serve a four year term. The Town Council sets policy for municipal actions and standards in accordance with the Municipal Government Act.
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4806 - 53 AvenueBox 179High Prairie, Alberta, T0G 1E0
Town Office: (780) 523-3388Fax: (780) 523-5930
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