The Town of Edson is strategically located in Yellowhead County on the Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway #16. It is 199 km west of Edmonton and 163 km east of Jasper (Midway between Edmonton and Jasper National Park).
Edson has a thriving commercial sector that serves a trading area of 17,000 people and is at the hub of significant traffic flow. More than 29,000 vehicles pass through Edson each day. Population 8,475 (2011 Census Canada)
Luscar Sterco (1977) Ltd.
Sundance Forest Industries
Grande Yellowhead Regional School Division
Oil and Gas, Mining (Coal), Railway, Forestry and Commercial and Retail