Huxley Notification Update:
The high level of chlorine has been remedied in the Hamlet of Huxley.
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Located along Highway 21 north of Twp Rd 34-2, 7 miles north of Trochu.
Facilities include a community hall, ball diamond, curling
Huxley began with the granting of a post office in 1907. The first store on the present townsite was built in 1910. The second branch of the Canadian Legion to be formed in Alberta was established in Huxley in 1920.
Let me live in a little prairie town,
Away from the city's strife;
The din and glare of the thoroughfare,
Let me live the simple life.
Where friends are true, and they stand by you,
And never turn you down;
For the folks out there are all four square,
In the little prairie town.
- Tom Goodlet, Post Master of Huxley.
Source: A History of the Huxley Area
Located west of Highway 21 on Twp Rd 30-2, 4 miles north and 3 miles west of the intersection of highways 21 and 575.
Facilities include a community hall, ball diamond, and the Swalwell Dam campground and fishing area is just
Swalwell is located along the CN Rail track that runs from Calgary to Edmonton.
Located west of the intersection of Highway 27 and Highway 805.
Known for its Gopher Hole Museum, the community also has a small campground and picnic area, a community hall, curling rink, and some commercial services.
In 1929, the Canadian Pacific Railway came to the place that would become Torrington.
In 1997, the Village of Torrington dissolved to become part of Kneehill County.
Located south of Twp Rd 34-0 on Highway 805, north of Torrington.
Facilities include a community hall and playground.
Wimborne - Elevated Fluoride in Water Supply: issued February 24, 2015
The hamlet of Sunnyslope is nestled in the valley of the Knee Hill. The first post office was established in 1903. A creamery, hotel, grocery store, and livery barn were built in 1906. The railroad reached the village in 1929. Businesses in the hamlet declined after the 1930s. Source: Footprints on Mi-