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Agriculture in Beaver County

Agriculture in Beaver County

Incorporation
Beaver County was incorporated on January 1, 1958. 

Location
Half an hour east of Edmonton on Highway 14. Served by two major transportation routes: Highway 14 and Highway 36.

Population
5,689, as of 2011

Dwellings
2,711

Occupied Dwellings
2,355

Area
354,419 hectares 

Roads
2,620 kilometres of local road, of which approximately 88 kilometres are oiled or paved

Industry
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. 

Assessment
Beaver County’s 2013 live assessment, used for the 2014 taxation year, is $1,168,667,300.

Budget
$20,553,671 (2014)