Community Description

Manning is a town in Northern Alberta, Canada. It is known as the ‘Land of the Mighty Moose’. It is located on Highway 35, 73 kilometres (45 mi) north of Peace River on the Notikewin River.

Manning is a service center for the local agriculture, forestry and gas industries. It also serves the nearby rural area within the County of Northern Lights including Deadwood, Hotchkiss, North Star and Notikewin.

Originally settled in the late 1940s, it was called Aurora. The town was renamed in honour of Ernest Manning who was the Premier of Alberta from 1943-1968.

Community Links

Alberta Tourism
Town of Manning

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