County of Minburn
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Information About the County of Minburn
The County of Minburn is situated in the parkland area east of Edmonton. It straddles the Yellowhead Trans Canada Highway 16 and is headquartered in Vegreville. Consisting of 37 townships, it spans an area of approximately 55 miles east to west, and 30 miles north to south. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The County offers residents a relaxed, yet vibrant, lifestyle as a result of both urban and rural influences. Two major centers -- Vegreville in the west and Mannville in the east -- and the smaller communities spread throughout the County ensure an excellent availability of supplies and services. Towns and villages are of a manageable size, with well-established education, cultural and social services. There is also affordable housing in a variety of price ranges.
Churches also play an important role in the community life.
Places of worship representing all faiths are located in the towns and rural areas. The
spiritual faith of all ethnic groups has been present since the pioneering days in the
County, and is apparent in the people's willingness to lend neighbors a helping hand.
The County is also a tourist destination, given its proximity to
the Yellowhead Trans Canada Highway. Part of the Lakeland Tourist Zone, the County has
some of the finest recreational opportunities in Alberta. In addition, the County of
Minburn's excellent leisure facilities attract major sports tournaments. The facilities
encourage family participation and allow for year-round recreation programs. In addition
to organized recreation, the County offers a diverse outdoor experience at its
campgrounds, picnic sites and parks. Hunting and fishing attract both residents and