The Town of Turtleford sits at the junction of Highways
26, 303 and 3. The town is filled with native maple,
evergreen, and poplar trees. The mighty Turtle River winds its way
through providing a natural habitat for waterfowl and fish.
Turtleford's population is approximately 500 and we are the
proud to be the home of Ernie the Turtle - Canada's Largest
Together with the R.M. of Mervin the town boasts a 20
member volunteer fire department they have a snuffer
truck and a rescue unit equipped with the Jaws of Life.
The RCMP detachment, along with the communities of
Glasyln and St. Walburg, runs a force of 2 corporals, 11
constables, 1 auxillary constable and 1 sergeant.
Presently, the Town's water supply is an aquifer 10 km north of
town. The raw water is piped to the Town's water treatment
plant for treatment. There it is treated and distributed to
the town residents and the Clover Lake Public Utility Board.
The Town's foreman obtained his certification in 2005, when he
completed the Class 2 Water Treatment and Water Distribution along
with his Class 1 Wastewater Collection and Wastewater
Council meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month. Town Council
consists of 6 members and a mayor.
Town of Turtleford
219 Main Street
PO Box 38