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County Profile

Located in south-eastern Alberta, and centred between Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, the County of Forty Mile No. 8 covers 7,283 square kilometres (2,812 square miles) of slightly rolling hills and deep coulees.  The major land uses include large areas of pasture and dry cropland; extensive irrigated areas; the South Saskatchewan river valley; Red Rock Natural Area; the Milk River valley; Kennedy Coulee Ecological Reserve; and environmentally significant and sensitive areas.

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