Economic Development

For information regarding economic development within the Town of Claresholm, please contact:

Justin Sweeney
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 403-489-0762
For more information about Justin, please see the News Release HERE.

For more information regarding Economic Development in Claresholm, please visit our You Tube channel HERE.

Invest Southwest Alberta is your resource for exploring this region, accessing resources, learning more about the communities, the region, and the established and growing industry sectors which fuel the economy. Please visit their website HERE for more information.

The Town of Claresholm provides a wide range of retail, government and professional services to the surrounding region. The community’s quality of life is enhanced by the rolling foothills to the West, golden grain fields to the East, and many historical ranches.

The Town of Claresholm lies within the center of a diversified farmland belt, with transportation links to major markets. Claresholm is located midway between the major centres of Calgary and Lethbridge. We are 80 km north of Lethbridge and 104 km south of Calgary.

Claresholm and district is home to a number of companies such as:

  • Del Comal Foods Ltd./El Molino
  • Triple T Trucking
  • Watt & Stewart Transportation

The Town of Claresholm is also home to the Claresholm Centre for Mental Health and Addictions (Care Centre), the Appaloosa Horse Club of Canada, and Central Office of Livingstone Range School Division.

2016 Census Information:
To read more about the 2016 Census, please visit their website HERE.

Geographic Name: Claresholm
Population 2016 3,780
Population 2011 3,758
Population Growth or Decline Growth of 0.6%
Total Private Dwellings 2016 1,742
Total Private Dwellings 2011 1,756
Total Private Dwellings Growth or Decline Decline of 0.8%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 2016 1,644
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 2011 1,635
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents growth or decline Growth of 0.55%
Land area (square kilometers) 2016 8.11
Population density 2016 (Pop/square km) 465.6