The Village of Consort, Alberta
As the west opened up following the turn of the 20th century, rail lines snaked their way across the prairies and little villages sprung up along these lines. They usually had a hotel or ‘stopping house’, cafe, livery barn, blacksmith, general store, hardware, bank, pool room, barber and a weekly newspaper. By the fall of 1912, the steel had reached Consort...
The Village of Consort, population 734, is located in East Central Alberta (at the crossroads of Highways 12 and 41), within Special Areas #4. It is a community rich with pride and spirit. It boasts quite proudly of its status as the home town of k.d. Lang!
It is primarily a farming and ranching community, with mixed crops and large cattle operations. The oil industry is also very active in this area. There are a wide number of service clubs and organizations operating within Consort and surrounding areas. Consort also offers a wide range of quality recreation facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy.