Alberta has Rural, Regional & Urban Communities

There are many different types of communities and municipalities in Alberta including cities, towns, villages, summer villages, municipal districts and hamlets. Learn more about the types of Municipalities in Alberta.

There is significant commitment in Alberta to the sustainability and growth of rural communities. The Government of Alberta continues to resource numerous initiatives to support rural Alberta.



Langdon is located 12 kilometres east of the City of Calgary at the intersection of Highways 560 (Glenmore Trail) and 797, and 4 miles south of the Trans Canada and 4 miles north of Highway 22X.

The 2013 municipal census counted a population of 4,897 in Langdon, an 87% growth from 2006.

Travel Time:

To Banff: 1.5 hours

To Calgary: 12 minutes

To Edmonton: 3.5 hours

To Red Deer: 2 hours

To Lethbridge: 2 hours

To Medicine Hat: 3.5 hours

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