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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  • Roadside Vegetation Control Program

    NOTICE TO RESIDENTS/RATEPAYERSOF THE COUNTY OF NEWELL Public Notice is hereby given that the Agricultural Service Board of the County of Newell intends to conduct pesticide control and mowing...

  • Line Painting

    Please be adivsed that line painting will commence within the County of Newell on all paved roads on Thursday, April 28th. The work will take approximatley 10 days to complete. We ask that you...

  • NEWS RELEASE - Fire Restriction Lifted (2016-04-25)

    11:00 A.M., April 25, 2016 Click here to view the full News Release Due to improved conditions the Fire Restriction that was put into effect on April 5, 2016 at 8:30 A.M. has been lifted for the...

  • 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:...

  • Annual General Meeting (2016-05-05)

    The County of Newell 2015 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Community Hall in Gem, AB commencing at 7:00 p.m. The meeting provides an excellent opportunity to discuss...

  • 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.  


    The leak location has been confirmed. Water service has been restored. Parts to perform the repair will arrive today (April 12th). Residents on Timko Street can expect water service to be off...

  • Benefits of Shelterbelts

    Do these dry, windy conditions have you thinking about planting shelterbelts? Check out this link to read about the benefits

  • County of Newell Water Project Update - Bassano

    The Division 6 (Bassano Area) Rural Water contract has been completed. Please stop into the County office to pick up your flow emitter and float if you are in this area.

  • Crack Sealing Program

    Please be advised that the County of Newell's Crack Sealing Program will begin on Monday, April 4th on the paved roads throughout the County. Work will be carried out by Federal Joint Sealing. We...

Latest Events

Thu May 05 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu May 05 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Annual General Meeting
Thu May 19 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Mon May 23 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Victoria Day)
Thu Jun 09 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting

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Failure to obtain a fire permit is a ticketable offense and you could be held liable for any and all damages that may occur if a fire gets out of hand. For more information please refer to our Fire Bylaw 1839-15.

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