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Welcome to the Mountview County

Discover one of Alberta's most exciting rural communities nestled between the stunning Rocky Mountain foothills and Alberta's Main Highway 2, (the main north south artery running through the province). Some 20,000 vehicles cross our roads each day bringing commerce, visitors and new opportunities.

Our current population is 13,000 rural residents with another 18,000 residing in our urban centres which include Olds, Sundre, Didsbury, and Carstairs and the Village of Cremona.

We farm here, as we always have. Homesteaders wisely chose Mountain View for its ample rainfall and fertile soils. More than a century later, Agriculture is still a vital economic engine of Mountain View County with 34 per cent of our labour force working in a sector that has now diversified into value added crops and livestock being marketed globally.

Mountain View is also blessed with exceptional natural resources which support thriving oil and gas, mining, forestry and manufacturing sectors. Our solid economic base fuels superb municipal and school facilities state of the art recreational programs and services and modern housing developments - all of which make Mountain View an ideal location to earn a living, raise a family and retire affordably.

The Perfect Place to Live

Living in Mountain View County is a pleasure. Friendly people, exceptional outdoor recreation, all the community, health and educational services you could ever need, and proximity to centres like Red Deer and Calgary combine to make this the ideal place to raise a family, run a successful business, or retire to enjoy the good life.

Each community holds numerous annual events, ranging from professional rodeos and agricultural fairs to skating exhibitions. The County also plays host to a number of competitive sporting events, including the Big Country Winter Games and National Championships in kayaking, biathlon, skiing, orienteering and jetboat racing.