Invest in Thorhild County
Thorhild County is rich with so many undiscovered advantages. We want to do more to attract your investment.
With effective zoning, a low tax rate, and business incentives you don’t find elsewhere, we’re working to put Thorhild County on the map for development.
Thorhild County is fortunate to sit within a quality network of primary highways and also have an active rail corridor running through it.
And we’re already a popular commuter community for Fort McMurray and Alberta Industrial Heartland workers who enjoy our small town, country life.
Deliver your goods easily to market from here too.
With its cost-effective transportation system and lower land costs, Thorhild County is ideally located for business investment.
The Thorhild Industrial Area Structure Plan provides approximately 147 hectares (363 acres) of available land for both industrial and business park subdivisions northeast and just outside of the Hamlet of Thorhild.
This land area is close to three phase power, existing municipal infrastructure and Alberta’s Industrial Heartland.
Commercial lots are also for sale. Any lots located east of Thorhild have access to Edmonton water. Contact the County Office or see our currently available lots for sale in Public Notices under County News.
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We’re committed to removing barriers and lowering your costs of doing business in Thorhild County.
Review our business incentive bylaws in full here.
Agriculture makes up Thorhild County’s largest occupational sector at 40%. This includes mixed and crop farming with close to 185,000 acres (2016) in cultivated land. Most farms are sole proprietorships and family owned.
The value of agricultural land in Thorhild County in 2021 is listed at $1,861/acre. (Source: Alberta Agriculture)
Ideal climate, lower operating costs and easy market access make Thorhild County an excellent choice for value-added agriculture investment.
Thorhild County is also a summer and winter recreation destination for Albertans.
On top of it all, Thorhild County is home to greenhouses and u-pick berry farms and local businesses like a paintball park and a golf and RV resort.
We have room for more.
Carol Revega, Director, County Services
Phone: 780-398-3741 ext. 2808
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Box 10 Thorhild, AB T0A 3J0
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