About Us

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Demographics

Hughenden is a friendly vibrant community which offers real small town living concepts. The Village boosts a modest population of approx. 250 residents with a great School, grades 4 to 12..
In 2016, Hughenden census denoted a population of 243 with approx. 116 dwellings.
The Village has a land area of 0.78 km² (0.3 sq mi) and a population density of 297.9 inhabitants per square kilometer. The Village has lots FOR SALE for any family looking for a quiet and safe place to reside.
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Location

Hughenden is a Village in East Central Alberta, Canada. It is located 49 km south of Wainwright, in the Municipal District of Provost, along Highway 13.
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Government

Our Village Council consists of Mayor Shelby Gill, Deputy Mayor Kathy Hall and Councillor Terry Laing, elected on October 26, 2021 for a 4 year term. Trina Sather is the Village’s Chief Administrative Officer. Paul Dyck is our Water and Wastewater Utilities Operator. Brent Lumayko is our Public Works Foreman and he assists at the Water Treatment Plant. The Village Office is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday to Thursday., and extended hours can be arranged with the C.A.O. when needed. PW Shop & Public Services is open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 780-856-3830, if we need any services.

Business

As with any small town we are heartily grateful to those who do the bulk of their shopping in town.
A list of businesses and services can be found on our Business page [ + click here ].

Services

Emergency Services:
~ Fire and Rescue department provides responses to fires, motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, farm accidents and other emergencies. ALWAYS LOOKING for NEW RECRUITS.
~ Hughenden Fire Department provides fire prevention training in the school along with active training to their valued membership
~ Hughenden Fire Rescue was established in 1966.
~ The Rescue Operations were established in 1989.
~ The Hughenden Fire Department has 14 members, lead by the Fire Chief Cory Lefebvre. The team has 2 EMRs, 2 EMTs and the majority have First Aid, CPR and Red Cross training. Emergency services within our community is a vital service and as such they need volunteers to keep it operational! Please consider joining this team of service providers!

Water/Sewer/Lagoon/ BULK WATER STATION Services:
The Village maintains a fully operational water treatment plant with storage capacity of 158,000 gallons of water.  Due to the geographic placement of the Village, our sewer is lifted to the lagoon 1 ¼ miles from town by the way of two lift stations. In 2019, the Village of Hughenden, opened up a modern Bulk Water Station across from the Vision Credit Union. Water supply businesses have taken advantage our new plant in record numbers in the past 18 months

WAND CAR WASH OPENEs approx. APRIL TO WEATHER PERMITTING IN THE FALL.

RV SEWER CLEAN UP BAY IS OPEN APRIL TO SEPTEMBER.

BULK WATER STATION OPEN YEAR ROUND.

Waste And Recycling:
A landfill transfer site is located about a mile out of town. Regular trash pickup in town is done each week on Wednesday morning. Large amounts of trash should be taken out to the landfill on your own. Boxes and papers can be recycled at the landfill as well.

Public Facing Crime Mapping:

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