About McLennan

McLennan, Alberta located in the beautiful Peace Country.  McLennan is an hour drive south of Peace River, two hours northeast of Grande Prairie and approximately 4 hours northwest of Edmonton. 

McLennan is known as a transportation town, it is the hub of the Northern Railway Line. The railline from McLennan transports freight to and from the North up to Hay River, NWT and goes South from McLennan connecting to the Edmonton rail lines. In addition to rail service, the primary Highway 2 passes through the Town of McLennan. 

The population in 2021 was 695.  Though small, we are a community with a lot of heart.

Our town provides services to entire region with the local hospital and RCMP detachment located here. 


News & Notices

The Town of McLennan Calendar - Click here to view the February 2023 Calendar with important dates and events to take note of.

The Town of McLennan Calendar - Click here to view the January 2023 Calendar with important dates and events to take note of.

Employment Opportunity - The library is accepting applications for the Library Manager position. Includes pension plan and health benefits.

Cover letter and résumé must be submitted before March 15 @ 11:59PM.

Click here to read the full job posting.

Geocache Hunt & Photo Contest - The Town of McLennan is participating in the Mighty Peace Tourism Geocache Hunt. Find out more information on the geocaches throughout the Mighty Peace at GEOCACHE_LOCATIONS_010423-1.pdf (mightypeace.com).  Inside these geocaches is a QR code that unlocks instant and weekly prizes.  

New Utility Rates Effective January 1, 2023

These new water rates will be on the utility bill you receive in February.

2023 Water Rates

Flat Water Charge


Metered Water


Truck Fill (Bulk Water)


Smoky River Regional Landfill
The landfill is located Northeast of Falher on Range Road 213 
Summer Hours (May 1 – September 30) 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Winter Hours (October 1 – April 30) 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open every Tuesday and every other Saturday.

2023 Landfill Calendar


 An ATB ABM machine is now installed in the McLennan IDA. The ABM machine offers multi-denomination ($5, $20, $50 and $100's) Customers can pay bills, withdraw and deposit cash using the ABM machine, and transfer funds within accounts. A representative from ATB will be on site to provide community banking on Wednesdays from 10am to 12 noon to provide guidance on how to use the new ATM machine.