About Us


Lethbridge County is a municipal district in the heart of Southern Alberta. In the 2011 Census its population was 10,061.  At approximately 1,100 square miles, the County surrounds the City of Lethbridge and is known as the business and agricultural service centre for Southern Alberta.

Lethbridge County is the epitome of natural beauty, featuring vast stretches of golden prairie fields, the river valleys of the Old Man and Little Bow, and historic coulees.

The County is served by two irrigation districts providing a stable water supply and recreational opportunities.  The economy of the County is primarily agricultural including 500 km² area of intensive livestock operations. The County is also an important centre for research, particularly as it relates to crop production, land use and animal husbandry.