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Nicole Viste November 18, 2011
Welcome to our new group dedicated to the rural municipality of the Special Areas in Alberta! If you have any photos that were taken within the Special Areas, feel free to add them. If you are unsure of what and where Special Areas is, please read the description below to help to make sure the photos you add are from here. Thanks, and enjoy!


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Group Description

The Special Areas is a rural municipality in Southeastern Alberta. Its boundaries outline over 5 million acres of land and are home to almost 5000 residents. The Special Areas’ main strength is its people, their prairie disposition coupled with the strength and stability of the Special Areas Board, frames a solid foundation to build programs, initiatives and governance. Special Area No.2, Special Area No.3 and Special Area No.4 make up this interesting and vibrant region.

Hanna, Oyen, and Consort are the "major centers" within Special Areas. There are many villages and hamlets throughout the area as well, which include Watts, Scapa, Richdale, Veteran, Loyalist, Moniter, Kurriemuir, Altario, Compeer, Richdale, Scotfield, Youngstown, Chinook, Cereal, Lanfine, Excel, Benton, Sibbald, Sedalia, New Brigden, Esther, Hemaruka, Sheerness, Rose Lynn, Sunnynook, Pollockville, Cessford, Wardlow, Iddesleigh, Jenner, Buffalo, Cavendish, Bindloss, Empress, and Dorothy, a popular stop for photographers. Other popular places for photographers in the area include the Red Deer River ( from Dorothy east) , the Mud Buttes south of Consort, and the Handhills.

Group Rules

This group consists soley of photos that were taken within the rural municipality of Special Areas (Southeastern, Alberta). Please do your part help us keep it that way. If you need more information where the Special Areas is located, you can visit www.specialareas.ab.ca.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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