Newell Facts

The Newell Region is unique and distinct from other communities in the province. To learn more about the Newell Region please explore the information below.

Where's Newell?

The Newell Region is readily accessible to Canada's major east-west transport route (Highway 1 - Trans Canada), north via Highway 36 to connect the County to northern Alberta oilsands, and south via Highway 36 or Highway 875 to the U.S. border and I-15 - a major north-south trade route terminating...

Demographics

With a total population of 24,662 the Newell Region boasts a highly diverse demographic profile. Throughout the county numerous ethnicities, religions, and languages are present, as the region can be considered one of the most multi-cultural county’s throughout the province. With...

Newell’s History

The history of the land that is known as the Newell Region ranges from the time of the dinosaurs at Dinosaur Provincial Park, to the coming of the pioneers and railroad construction. Ranging further to the developments in today’s irrigation agriculture and the oil and gas industry. The County...

Weather & Climate

The Newell Region is located in the semi-arid region of Alberta. The region is a part of Alberta’s sun-belt and receives approximately 2300 hours of sunlight annually, one of the sunniest places in Canada! The average amount of precipitation annually is 13.7 inches, with an average temperature...


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