Community Profile

Vegreville is a great community in so many ways, from its location on the Yellowhead Highway (#16), less than an hour east of Edmonton, to its affordable real estate (both residential and commercial), to its leading-edge research centre, Innotech Alberta, Vegreville has what you need to enjoy a great life - as a business or a resident.

As a business, you will enjoy a strong trade area of nearly 40,000 people, several great location options at very reasonable rates, and a supportive town, both Council and Administration, there to help you wherever they can. The local Chamber of Commerce is a great resource for new businesses and offers the opportunity to meet and work with many other businesses in Vegreville. The Community Futures Office in Vegreville is there to support you with business advice, coaching and a lending program to help you get started the right way. The local banks and financial institutions understand small businesses and are willing and eager to support them.

For you and your family, Vegreville is a friendly, welcoming community that has great amenities, outstanding health services and both a public and separate school system. It is easy to find a new doctor in town for your whole family, also chiropractors, physiotherapists, optometrists, denturists and more. Vegreville has so many amenities for a family to enjoy - a large arena, swimming pool, fitness facility, curling rink, ball diamonds, outdoor rinks, new soccer fields, great walking and biking trails and so much more. In addition, housing prices in Vegreville are often half the price you would pay for a similar home in the Edmonton region. Simply put, Vegreville is an outstanding place to raise a family.