Red Deer , Alberta
Located in central Alberta, Canada, almost exactly midway between Calgary and Edmonton within the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor. It is Alberta's third largest city by population after Calgary and Edmonton. Red Deer is located in the Parkland, a region of rolling hills focused on oil, grain and cattle production. The population of Red Deer in 2006 was close to 82,971 people, a 5% growth over a one-year period.
The city's economy is largely reliant on servicing the oil and agricultural industries. The city is a centre for oil and agriculture distribution, and the surrounding region is a major centre for petrochemical production.
"Businesses and individuals have flocked to the region in recent years to take advantage of the considerable market opportunities, low taxes and business costs and vast wealth of natural resources that the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor has to offer." – TD Economics
Nearby communities include:
Lacombe (north); Sylvan Lake (west); Stettler (east); Penhold (south)