Killam is a thriving, vibrant town (population 989) located within Flagstaff County, at the busy intersection of Highways 36 and 13 in east central Alberta. Killam is a well manicured municipality with welcoming residents that are committed to the continued success of their community. Killam stives to offer traditional "small town values"- while providing those additional comforts expected from larger centres.
Whether you are looking to relocate your family, establish a business, or are a developer looking for an investment opportunity, Killam can truly offer "Life Without Compromise"…
Killam offers a full range of all the amenities you are looking for! These include an active hospital and emergency bay, public school, RCMP detachment office, auxilary/acute care facility, daycare and dayhome options, modern fire hall and a strong, competative retail sector. We have an exceptional recreation facility that includes an artificial ice arena, indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Outside there are beautiful parks, playgrounds, walking trails, baseball diamonds, nearby golf courses and curling rinks, and so much more!
Killam is located at the junction of two major highways, #13 linking Saskatoon and Edmonton, and #36 linking Fort McMurray with the major US border crossing at Coutts. The Town is situated on the CPR railway mainline from Winnipeg to Edmonton. Desirable property with either or both highway and railway frontage is available. In Killam, you are only a 1.5 hour drive to Edmonton International Airport, and a 5 minute drive to a local airport.
Killam sits on the huge underground Belly River formation. A Town of Killam water study outlines the vast potential of this aquifer. Any industry requiring water would be well-served to examine a Killam location. An easily accessible Bulk Water station can provide quality water and fast fill times for any of your business needs.
Killam lies in the heart of Alberta's grain belt and is central to large cattle and hog populations as well. Situated along the CPR railway mainline Viterra, one of the largest grain handlers in Canada, and Great Northern Grain, an independent grain buying terminal, offer local producers exceptional marketing options. Opportunities abound for agri-processing firms in such areas as pea-processing, strawboard, intensive livestock operations, and more.
Oil and Gas
Killam is situated near vast reserves of both oil and gas, offering fast and easy highway access to these fields. Killam is a place where workers and businesses can reap the economic benefits of Alberta’s prosperous energy sector, and still enjoy a fulfilling family life.