Discover Olds


Olds is located five kilometres west of the junction of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway, also known as Highway 2,  and Highway 27 in Central Alberta. It is located 59 km south of Red Deer, 90 km north of Calgary, and 208 km south of Edmonton.

Population & Amenities

Olds is home to 9,184 residents who feel they have the best of both worlds with a small town feel and big city amenities!

  • Olds is the hub of Mountain View County with a drawing population of more than 45,000 with a thriving  retail and business sector including Walmart, Canadian Tire, Staples & more.

  • Home to Canada's first community-owned broadband fibre-optic network called O-NET.

  • Olds has a well-equipped hospital with a 24/7 emergency department and surgical services, obstetrics, long and short term care, and a variety of health practitioners.

Physical amenities aside, it is the small town atmosphere and the people of Olds who are to be credited with its success and you won't find a more friendly and welcoming community to call home.