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Municipalities in Vermilion River County:
from Wikipedia: Vermillion River County No. 24:
Vermilion River County No. 24, Alberta is a district located in the eastern part of central Alberta, Canada in Census Division #10.
The administrative offices of the County of Vermilion River are located at Kitscoty. The Vermilion River flows through the County and is the namesake of the region.
The Yellowhead Highway and Buffalo Trail are major transportation routes in the County. Several communities in the County such as Vermilion and Kitscoty are serviced by CN Rail.
In 2006, Vermilion River County No. 24 had a population of 7,467 and a land area of 5,518.71 km²
In 2005 county adopted logo and flag [Source: vermilionriver.com].
The County Flag is a white flag with the Logo centred. The County of Vermilion River is written beneath the logo.
The County of Vermilion River logo, adopted in 2005, incorporates the key influences within the County and symbolizes the essence of our municipality. The Logo was thoughtfully created to recognize and feature the key aspects of the County and incorporate them into a concise graphic.
The black "C" represents the Oil and Gas industry that is a major contributor to our economy.
The "V" is a stylized green leaf representing the Agriculture sector that is the fundamental basis of our heritage and lifestyle.
The blue "R" represents water incorporating the three rivers that beautify our landscape: the North Saskatchewan and Battle rivers that are part of our municipal boundary and the Vermilion River that inspired the name of our municipality.
Valentin Poposki, 25 April 2009