Town of Redwater

Sturgeon County is a Growing CommunitySturgeon County is a Growing Community

Sturgeon County is a growing community of 20,495 Sturgeon proud people including 10 hamlets, numerous multi-lot subdivisions and sprawling farmland.

Five neighbouring towns are located within the region that we consider an important part of the community!

The towns are listed below the following hamlets with weblinks to their municipal websites. 

Interesting facts about Hamlets:
Alcomdale: The community has the name of Dr. Alcombreck, the original owner of the site. 
Calahoo: It is named after the Michel Calihoo Reserve established in 1878 on 25,600 acres under Treaty 6.
Carbondale: This community was named for the coal mines near the original town site.
Cardiff: This hamlet was named after the prominent coal-mining centre of Cardiff, Wales, due to the large number of coal mines in the area. 
Lamoureux: One of the oldest communities in Sturgeon County and home of the historic "Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church". 
Mearns: Located west of highway 2 and south of Alcomdale.
Namao: Located off highway 28, it is home to Namao Church, school and also the iconic Johnny's Store.
Pine Sands: A small community located near the west border of Sturgeon County.
Riviere Qui Barre: Founded in 1885 by French-speaking settlers, the name is the French translation of Keepootakawa, the Cree name of the nearby river. 
: Originally home to the Michel First Nations band government. The airport is located here and hosts the Edmonton Airshow in August. 


Each of the towns within Sturgeon County have their own schools, municipal services, amenities and council. 


Town of Redwater

Town of Redwater

Welcome to the Town of Redwater! Visit us and enjoy our many recreation activities and dynamic community events! Located in Sturgeon County, Redwater is only 30 minutes northeast of Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan. We are also just a stone’s throw from the Redwater Sandhills Natural Area, one of the largest sand dune fields in the region. Enjoy a day of quadding, hiking or nature-watching then come relax in our friendly, full service town. Visit to learn more.

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