Community Overview

Hinton, Alberta
If you’re looking for a welcoming community and a strong and growing economy, you have come to the right place. Hinton is ready for new and relocating businesses, for new residents, and for new investments. Unlike other communities in this area, we already have a strong multi-industry economic base.

This economic stability means that we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities and supports to both businesses and residents. We are eager to aid your success as it continues to strengthen our community, offering more for our citizens.
Green Square

But Don’t Take Our Word for it!

92% of Hinton residents say quality of life is good or very good - 2013 Ipsos Reid Citizen Satisfaction Survey.

Hinton’s Community Engagement Accountability Committee has recently completed a report regarding aging in place in our community; read their findings here


The Town of Hinton is located on Highway 16, a 15-minute drive east of the Jasper National Park gates and 280 kilometers west of Edmonton. The community is situated on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Hinton’s location provides great opportunities for year-round outdoor exploration and adventure.