Community Pride and Heritage


Arrowwood is the northernmost village in Vulcan County with a population of roughly 188.  Its citizens take great pride in their community and heritage. If you are looking for a quiet community with character and charm and only a short drive from Calgary, Okotoks or Strathmore, then you should call Arrowwood home.

The Village of Arrowwood is located on Secondary Highway 547, approximately 68 kilometres southeast of Calgary

A Brief History of Arrowwood

The brushes that grow along the creek that flows through this village and the historic use of those brushes by our first nations people provided the name for East and West Arrowwood Creek.

Both flow through the Siksika Reserve, of which this town site was a part until it was sold in 1911. The name Arrowwood shifted to an irrigation project developed between the creeks around 1905, and when the post office opened in 1909, the name stuck. Arrowwood was incorporated as a village in 1926.

Arrowwood Municipal Office: 403-534-3821

To learn more about Arrowwood visit Alberta Community Profiles – Arrowwood

Arrowwood’s 2012 Mill Rates
Residential  10.66
Commercial/Industrial:  12.062

Waste Management and Utility Rates
Water – $60.00 Bimonthly
Sewer – $11.00 Bimonthly
Garbage – $15.00 Bimonthly
18m3 of water is included in the Bimonthly water rate extra water usage is billed. please contact the Village office for more information.

Municipal Contact Information
Municipal Office 403-534-3821
Website: http://www.villageofarrowwood.ca

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