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Whether for business or pleasure, you are sure to get a warm welcome from Thorhild County businesses and residents.  As a small community with a big heart, we enjoy sharing the beauty of our surroundings with visitors and potential neighbours and businesses.          

Bring us your ideas: We'll make them work!  Our population is growing.  Your businesses ideas are the County's opportunities.  Thorhild County has commercial, industrial and residential property for sale (see "Public Notices").  The Thorhild Industrial Area Structure Plan was initiated to encourage economic development throughout the County.  This new Area is close to three phase power, Alberta's Industrial Heartland area, and existing municipal infrastructure. 

Enjoy country and small town living.  Thorhild County is a popular commuter community for Fort McMurray and Alberta Industrial Heartland area employees.  A drive through the County reveals seven hamlets, business services, diversified farms, greenhouses, and recreation facilities for all ages. 

Thorhild County is a summer and winter adventure destination.  If you enjoy swimming and relaxing on the beach and scenic little campgrounds, then Long Lake Provincial Park and Half Moon Lake Natural Area are both a short drive from anywhere in the County.  White Earth Valley Natural Area is a naturalist's gem for hiking, mountain biking and trail riding in the summer or snowmobiling and Nordic skiing in the winter.

Welcome to Thorhild County! 

COVID-19 Business Supports Information Links Information and Financial Assistance for Business  


COVID-19 and Business Insurance: How Coverage is Triggered


Consider this FREE WEBINAR for information on Government Resources with COVID-19 -  April 1, 2020.

The federal government provides funding to Community Futures organizations to help support small businesses and entrepreneurs.

*Economic Developers Alberta recent survey on Alberta businesses report the following Immediate Business Needs:
• Understanding grants/financial supports - 77%
• Cash flow/operating expenses - 69%
• Tax deferral - 40%
• Employee support/advice - 36%

Please share this free webinar with anyone you feel might benefit. Thank you.



Information about Thorhild County 

Quick Facts about Thorhild County


Doing Business online

Assess your readiness for doing business online

Fact Sheets on why doing business online matters 

Complete Business Development Centre Study 


Thorhild County Properties for Sale

Thorhild County has a number of properties for sale.

Check out the available properties February 2020

Thorhild Industrial Area Structure Plan:  Property Available for Your Investment! 

Alberta HUB  - Thorhild County

Plan your vacation in Thorhild County 

Thorhild Central School

Transportation Profile

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Living In Profile

Agricultural Profile

Weekly Economic Review Nov 2018

Courses and Programs







Manager of Marketing and Economic Development                      
John Andersen
Telephone: 780-398-2828