Mapping & Geographics

The latest Lesser Slave geospatial info.

Located in the the Boreal Plains region of north-central Alberta and pulsing with the energy of all that is "Rugged & Real" in a community, the Lesser Slave River encompasses 10,150 square kilometers within which 2,800 people reside. The MD's Mapping & Geographics department is responsible for maintaining the region's Geographic Information System (GIS) (a computerized mapping system). The GIS team is responsible for producing and distributing maps and mapped data sets, as well as assigning addresses and approving street names.

The Mapping & Geographics department maintains a public information counter at the Main Administration Building where residents can request current land information maintained by the municipality. Maps and data about property, floodplains, soils, topography, zoning, streets, addresses, and other topics are available through this public service.

Current Geospatial Resources for Lesser Slave River


Current hard copy municipal maps are available for purchase from the Main Administration Building.

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

As the Sawridge townsite grew, the name changed to Slave Lake in 1923. The community was built on the banks of the Lake and by 1935 disaster struck, flooding the hamlet – a new townsite was founded approximately two and a half miles south, where the heart of Slave Lake is located today. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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