Profile: The Town of Thorsby


The Town of Thorsby, with a population of 1,025, is located 30 minutes west of Leduc and 45 minutes southwest of Edmonton.

Thorsby boasts of three new projects, construction of a new water treatment plant, a new elementary school and the redevelopment of the Recreation Complex.

As the town continues to grow, the peaceful, secure and friendly atmosphere of a small rural community remains. Thorsby offers an enviable quality of life for people of all ages

Vision: Thorsby is a safe, friendly community offering outstanding quality of life, diverse leisure

Mission: Thorsby continues to build a safe sustainable, and affordable regional community and activities, Scandinavian roots, and opportunities for all provides its citizens with a superior quality of life.

Council Focus: “Thorsby’s Council has indicated that its primary focus of this MSP is built around establishing and maintaining an environment of growth for the town and region that will result in it and the rest of the local region being comprised of sustainable communities.

Distinct Advantages

  • The Town has identified land for future residential and industrial developments
  • Proximity to International Airport and the Leduc/Nisku Business Parks
  • Proximity to Wizard and Pigeon Lake (recreation)
  • Highway 39 visibility