Welcome to the County of Newell

We are located in the heart of the Palliser Triangle located in south-eastern Alberta, Canada. With 1.5 million acres of land and 6,786 people, the County of Newell is one of the most prosperous areas in Alberta.

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  • #myCountyofNewell Photo Contest

    “#myCountyofNewell” Photo Contest The County of Newell would like to capture the beauty and diversity of our region and we are asking for your help. Whether you are a long-time resident, new to the...

  • County of Newell Water Project Update - Gem Area

    The Division 9 (Gem Area) Rural Water contract has been completed and is ready for everyone to connect to the line. Please stop into the County office to pick up your flow emitter and float if you...

  • Electronic Speed Signs

    The County of Newell has installed two electronic radar signs in the Hamlet of Lake Newell Resort.  The signs are intended to be temporary in nature and relocatable throughout the County as deemed...

  • Newell Connect App

    Download Newell Connect, your link to the City of Brooks & the County of Newell. Check out this great promotional video for the City of Brooks: https://youtu.be/sQB0lAEdVEA iTunes:...

  • Agricultural Equipment

    Agricultural operations are in full swing at the County! Please remember to follow and pass with caution as they take up alot of the road and can make unexpected turns.  

  • Streetlight Repair Reporting

    Fortis Alberta has launched a new Streetlight Repair Map. With this map, you can view streetlights in Fortis Alberta’s service area and request a repair online within minutes. The map was designed...

  • Check Your Elm Trees for Dutch Elm Disease Symptoms

    This is a reminder to check your elm trees for DED symptoms. All species of elm trees in Alberta are susceptible to DED. If a tree is infected with this fungus it must be removed immediately to...

  • County of Newell Properties for Sale or Lease

    County Properties for Sale

  • Administration Building for Sale or Lease

    The County of Newell is inviting offers for the purchase or lease of the County’s former Administration Building. Contact Layne Johnson – Assistant Administrator at 403-794-2326 or view the...

Latest Events

Thu Oct 06 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Mon Oct 10 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Thanksgiving)
Thu Oct 20 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu Nov 10 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Fri Nov 11 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Remembrance Day)

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Bylaw Corner

Did you know.....

As per out Traffic Bylaw 1810-15, no one shall remove, throw down, deface, alter or destroy a Traffic Control device placed, marked, or erected on a road. Traffic Control devices include, but are not limited to, any sign, signal, marking or device placed for the purpose of regulating, warning or guiding traffic. For more information on this bylaw, please click here.

If you have any questions or notice any signs that are in need of replacement, please contact the Municipal Enforcement Department at 403-794-2311 or log an issue through our Newell Connect App.

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