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.........Welcome to Wheatland County GenWeb
                 Current & Former Place Names include:
 
Ardenode/Hawick  Dalum  Millerfield  Rosebud/Grierson 
Baintree/Wagontree  Dunshalt  Namaka  Standard/Danaview 
Beynon  Gleichen  Nightingale  Stobart 
Carseland  Helmer  Ouelletteville  Strangmuir 
Chancellor  Hussar  Phidias  Strathmore 
Cheadle  Lyalta  Redland  Towers 
Cluny  Makepeace  Rockyford  Tudor 
The approximate land area is in Townships 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, Ranges 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28. This area was settled in 1883 as the Canadian Pacific Railway was built from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

The County of Wheatland, Alberta, is bordered on the north by the Municipal District of Kneehill. The Red Deer River runs south-easterly on the eastern side of the County. The County of Newell lies to the south east, The Bow River forms the southern boundary while the Municipal District of Rocky View lies to the west.  Neighbouring counties: North - Kneehill, Badlands; South - Vulcan; East - Special Area 2, Newell;  West - Rockyview.


Nancy Pelham-Todd
Wheatland County GenWeb 
Coordinator


Queries

Lookups
  • Wheatland Lookups at Alberta GenWeb
  • Books.
    • Trails to Little Corner: Namaka & District - Blackfoot: West End, Cairnhill: East Side, Crowfoot, Elwood, Hammer Hill, Harwood, Namaka, Namaka Farm, Orange Valley: East Side -  email Nancy 
Maps Wheatland County PLACES Databases Wheatland County PEOPLE Databases
  • 1891 Southern Alberta Census District, includes Strathmore, Gleichen, Namaka, Rosebud, etc.
  • 1901 Alberta Census District #202: Langdon District covers Strathmore, etc.
  • 1906 census: District 19, sub-district 8 
  • 1911 census: Strathmore et al in Medicine Hat district
  • Wheatland Digital Archives - some document indexes, including places and local history books
  • Cemetery Indexes -- Search for town name, which includes these cemeteries
    • Strathmore  |  Sacred Heart Strathmore | Namaka Mennonite | Rosebud
  • War Honor Rolls: Ardenode, Lyalta, Dalroy District War Honor Roll
Historical, Cultural and Photographic Resources Contemporary Wheatland County Links...


General Alberta Genealogy & Culture


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