The Town of Taber is “A Great Place To Grow’’ and is located in the Municipal District of Taber, in central southern Alberta. The Town lies within the centre of the rich irrigated, diversified farmland belt, high in heat units and frost free days, with transportation links to major markets. It is served by two (2) primary highways, the crossroads of Crowsnest Hwy. #3 and Hwy. #36 as well as the main Medicine Hat - Lethbridge C.P.R. (Canadian Pacific Railway) line.
Municipality 2100: 8104
Median Household Income 2005: $55,265
Median Family Income 2005: $64,237
Municipal Tax Rates: 2012 Residential/Farmland: 9.3160 Non-Residential: 14.9211
Municipal District of Taber, Alberta
Distance to Major Areas:
50 km (32 miles) East of Lethbridge
272 km (169) Southeast of Calgary
98 km (60 miles) North of Coutts/Sweetgrass USA Border Crossing
High Schools (Public) 1
High Schools (Separate) 1 Junior High/Middle Schools (Public) 2 unior High/Middle Schools (Separate) 1 Elementary Schools (Public) 4 Elementary Schools (Separate) 1 Alternative Schools (Public) 1
Nearest Post-Secondary Institutions:
Lethbridge, Alberta 50 km (32 miles) Lethbridge College Enrollment Approx. 3,800 FTE
University of Lethbridge
Enrollment Approx. 8,200 FTE
Mayor - Hank De Vlieger
Chief Administrative Officer - T. Greg Birch Economic Development Officer - Katie Tyo
Taber has a volunteer fire department
Taber is served by the Taber Police Force
Local ambulance serive is available Taber also has 911 service
Justice Infrastructure - Provincial Court (Taber)
Electrical Power Providers in the Region:
Landﬁll/Waste Transfer Locations:
Operated by Taber & District Waste Management Authority
Recycling: Facilities are available
Water Services Supplier:
St. Mary's River Irrigation District/Taber Irrigation District
Telephone, wireless and high speed internet available.
Health Units/Clinics: 2 Dental Offices: 3 Doctors: 13 Chiropractors: 3 Supportive Living Complexes: 2
Taber has an airport with a 914 metre paved runway and all-weather facilities. The nearest commercial and air freight services are in Lethbridge, 50 km west of Taber.
Total Rooms: 290 Conference Facilities: 5 Bed & Breakfasts: 1
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Bank of Nova Scotia Bank of Montreal Royal Bank First Choice Credit Union ATB Financial
Business Support Organizations:
Chinook Community Futures
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Business Development Bank of Canada Taber & District Chamber of Commerce
Horizon School Division
Hostess Frito-Lay Products Ltd.
Health Care Facilities
Lantic (Rogers) Sugar Ltd.
Taber Special Needs
Baker Hughes Inc.