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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  • Possible Postal Strike

    In the event of a postal strike or lockout, Accounts Payable will make the necessary operational changes to minimize payment disruptions.  Effective the July 7, 2016 cheque run, until the end of the...

  • 2016 Dust Abatement Update

    Staking for the 2016 Dust Abatement Program has begun and crews will be starting to apply calcium on the roads starting Monday, June 13th. If you notice that your stakes are not marking the correct...

  • Property Tax Penalty

    Reminder - property taxes are due June 15th, 2016.  Please see the below link for more information: 2016 3% Tax Penalties

  • 2016 Rural Beautification Tour

    2016 Rural Beautification Each year the County of Newell offers a program called Rural Beautification. In this program residents that own more than one acre of land and maintain it in an...

  • Finnegan Ferry In Service

    The Finnegan Ferry is in full operation for the season.

  • 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...

  • 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.  

  • 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.

Latest Events

Mon Aug 01 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Civic Holiday)
Thu Aug 11 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Mon Sep 05 @12:00AM
Office Closed (Labour Day)
Thu Sep 08 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting
Thu Sep 22 @10:00AM -
MPC / Council Meeting

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Bylaw Corner

Did you know.....

Dogs are not permitted to be at large within the County of Newell.

As per the County of Newell’s Animal Control Bylaw 1720-11, Section 6, no person shall allow their dogs to run at large.

Penalties for such offences are:

1st Offence $100.00

2nd Offence $250.00

3rd Offence $500.00


For more information on this bylaw, please click here

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