Community Profile

Find information on the Village of Barons, including its geography, demographics, economy, culture, and quality of life.

The Village of Barons is a community of roughly 300 residents in the Province of Alberta. Located on Highway 23 it is 45 kilometers north of Lethbridge in the northern tip of the region referred to as Palliser’s Triangle. Calgary, Alberta, the hub of Western Canada is only a 1½ hour drive to the north.

Population: 318 (2014)
Schools: Kindergarten to Grade 6 (Palliser School Division)
Distance from major centres: 45 kilometres (28 miles) northwest of Lethbridge; 170 kilometres (105 miles) south of Calgary
Connecting highway: Crowsnest Highway (#23)
Railway: Canadian Pacific Railway
Air service: Lethbridge Airport (YQL)
Fire protection: Well-trained and equipped volunteer force: Barons and District Fire Department