The Town of Edson

Our tight-knit community is located in the heart of Alberta’s rolling woodlands. With just under 9,000 residents, we are a town focused on celebrating the local; proud of our pioneering history; supportive of our neighbours; and invested in the vibrancy of our recreational and cultural programming.

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Recreation and Culture


Edson offers excellent year-round recreation and cultural activities!

Enjoy the vast and beautiful trail system throughout the community, take in some local history at the Galloway Station Museum, enjoy some of the great recreation and culture program offered through our Community Development team, and much more!


We Work Hard to Make Our Community Great


Town Services

We are extremely proud to offer some unique and high-quality services for our residents and visitors. If you have any questions at all, please contact our Town Office at 780-723-4401. Here are some of the services we offer:

Business and Economy

Edson's growth over the years is based on the rich natural resources in the region. We have a steady and viable economy now and into the future.

Our major economic drivers include:

  • Oil & Gas Production
  • Oilfield Construction
  • Coal Mining
  • Forestry
  • Hospitality Services
  • Retail Services 

If you're looking to set up a business, Edson is highly connected with Highway 16 right through the community, rail access, and a great regional airport. Edson is also fibre connected for great internet speeds and has an active Chamber of Commerce to help with any business related questions.

Employees will also find Edson very attractive with employment opportunities, great town services, and a multitude of recreational adventures just outside their door!


Contact the Chamber of Commerce:

Phone: 780-723-4918
Fax: 780-723-5545


The Town of Edson is very lucky to have some amazing schools where we see students thrive!

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Distance Learning

Other Educational Services



With over one thousand hotel/motel rooms available in the Town of Edson, it's the perfect place to host sporting events, plan your weekend getaway, or stop over on your travels. 


With Edson's great location on a major highway, the restaurant and fast food industry is booming in our community. Whether you're looking for a nice sit-down meal or something quick to grab for the road, you'll find it all in one of our over 30 establishments! 


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