Skip navigation


Find us on Facebook





2011 Map of Birch Hills County
Download Map (25 MB) (PDF Document)

Strategic Plan
(PDF Document)

Meeting Schedule

Regular Council Meeting & ASB

November 23, 2017

Regular Council Meeting

December 14, 2017


Jim Alexy
Manager of
Infrastructure Maintenance

Dion Hynes
Director of Public Works

Michael Coy
Manager of
Infrastructure Projects

Eaglesham Hall Rental

To book the Eaglesham Hall contact

Lisa Price at the County office or



Birch Hills County

Birch Hills County is located in the Central Peace Region, bordered by the Peace River to the north and the Smoky River to the east. Located within the County are the hamlets of Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham and Watino. Oil and Gas provide the largest sector of employment in the county.


Fire Burning Information

Please call the County office before you burn. Fire Chief Tom Morgan has removed the fire restriction so burning of large fuel loads is allowed at this time.

Dated October 17, 2017

2017 Christmas Hamper

The 2017 FCSS Christmas Hamper Request Application is available here or it can be picked up at the Birch Hills County office. The deadline to have your application to the office is December 8th.

Tom Lessard Park Eaglesham

Have you ever wondered where the name Tom Lessard Park came from? Check out the link below to find out.

Burnt River Crossing Closed

The Burnt River Crossing is closed.

August 9, 2017

Community Newsletter

Read the newsletters for Eaglesham (PDF Document) and Wanham.(PDF Document)

Check out the Town of Spirit River's Community Connect.(PDF Document)

Want to know what is going on with Smoky River FCSS- check out their newsletter!(PDF Document)

Tenders & Items for Sale

View all Tenders & Items for Sale

Paying Bills Online

Pay your bills with telephone or online banking...

  • ATB
  • Scotia Bank
  • Credit Union
  • TD Canada Trust
  • CIBC
  • BMO

AAMDC Winner

Denise Joudrey was the winner of a 1000 prize to a charity of her choice at this year's AAMDC. Making the presentation to Denise is Doug Lund from WSP, sponsor for the prize.

Smoke Ahead Sign- Recommended Practices Alberta Transportation