LocationThe MD of Taber is located in south-central Alberta neighbouring 6 other rural municipalities. Running east through the center of the municipalities is the Oldman River which joins with the Bow River at our east boundary. The Bow River defines a majority of our north boundary and Chin Lakes, as well as Chin Coulee, defines the south.
We have access to primary highways such as Highway 3, 36, and 25, as well as a number of secondaries that divide the MD of Taber proportionately. These highways provide great access and routing to all major centres.
Population & StatisticsBased on the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipal District of Taber has a total population of 7,447 people.
Rural SummaryThe population of rural residents totals 5,909 people. Total excludes hamlet population listed below.
|Grassy Lake||Approximately 4 kilometers from the east boundary on Highway 3||856|
|Hays||At the intersection of Highway 875 and 524||196|
|Enchant||In the northwest corner of the MD along Highway 526||259 (2016)|
|Johnson's Addition||Adjacent to the west side of the Town of Taber||126|
|Purple Springs||Approximately 16 kilometers east of the Town of Taber on Highway 3||101|
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