Beaver County was incorporated on January 1, 1958.
Half an hour east of Edmonton on Highway 14. Served by two major transportation routes: Highway 14 and Highway 36.
5,689, as of 2011
2,620 kilometres of local road, of which approximately 88 kilometres are oiled or paved
A diversified tax base, ranging from acreage development on the west, to mixed farming in the centre and east, and oil and gas development in the east, has played an important role in keeping Beaver County a viable community.
Beaver County’s 2013 live assessment, used for the 2014 taxation year, is $1,168,667,300.