Castor is located at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 861, approximately 143 km (89 mi) east of the City of Red Deer. It has an elevation 816 m (2,677 ft). Castor is French (also Latin) for beaver. The town is known for its duck and geese migration in the fall since its territory
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Alberta Provincial Highway No.12, commonly referred to as Highway 12, is an east-west highway through central Alberta. It runs from Highway 22 near Rocky Mountain House, through Lacombe and Stettler, to the Alberta-Saskatchewan border near Compeer.
Highway 12 affords travelers the opportunity to explore all that Central Alberta has to offer. From farm-fresh foods, local breweries and eateries to scenic camping and hiking trails … this ‘route’ is not to be missed.
Rocky Mountain House draws its rich history from the North Saskatchewan River. Fur traders used the River to transport goods east that were found west, within and over the great Rocky Mountain range. It was the prominent location of the confluence of the Clearwater and North Saskatchewan River where the two competing fur trading companies
Erskine is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within County of Stettler No. 6. Previously an incorporated municipality, Erskine dissolved from village status on May 10, 1946, to become part of the Municipal District of Waverly No. 367. Erskine is located approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Stettler, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Rochon
Veteran is a friendly Village located on Highway 12 within the Special Areas. It is one of a series of communities along Highway 12 with names reminiscent of royalty. Incorporated in June of 1914, Veteran’s population is 238. The surrounding area is a thriving agricultural community with considerable activity in the oil and gas industry.
The Village of Consort, pop. 722, is located in East Central Alberta, Canada. Consort is a vibrant rural community! It boasts proudly of its status as the home town of K.D. Lang! The Village of Consort is located at the crossroads of Highways 12 and 41, within Special Areas #4. It is primarily a farming and ranching community, with mixed crops and large cattle
We look forward to your visit in Stettler. From trains and robbers to music festivals, Stettler plays host to many diverse events and attractions to keep you busy during your stay. Explore our unique and diverse landscapes or reflect nostalgically at one of the many museums and see how the West once was. We look
Compeer is a hamlet in east-central Alberta, Canada within Special Area No. 4 Previously an incorporated municipality, Compeer dissolved from village status on December 31, 1936, to become part of the Municipal District of Neutral Hills No. 331. Compeer is located on an abandoned track of the Railink Central Western railway, north of Highway 12
Coronation was named in honour of the coronation of King George V. The Town was registered as a Village on December 16, 1911, and by April 29, 1912, was declared a Town. Some of the original buildings from Coronation’s early years remain, but fires over the years have taken their toll on some of the