Local Business, Economic Development, and Industry

Yellowhead County is an economically strong region with immense opportunities in petroleum, mining, forestry, agriculture and tourism. Encompassing an area of 22,057.56 square km (six million acres) that surround the Towns of Edson and Hinton, Yellowhead County is considered one of central Alberta’s key economic and tourist destinations enroute to the Alberta Rockies.

There are approximately 10,092 residents who call Yellowhead County home; those living in the hamlets of Evansburg, Wildwood, Robb, Marlboro, Cadomin, Peers, Brule and Niton Junction; and those who live in the rural areas of the County. Economic development has been, and will continue to be, tremendously successful for those entrepreneurs willing to search out our extensive opportunities.

Yellowhead County is becoming a seasonal vacation destination with many urban dwellers purchasing their vacation homes to take advantage of river and mountain vistas. For more Business Opportunities, please visit:

Hinton Chamber of Commerce

Edson & District Chamber of Commerce

Evansburg and Entwistle Chamber of Commerce

Community Futures West Yellowhead