Berywn, Alberta
Located 171 km north of Grande Prairie, Alberta, on Highway 2 is the Village of Berwyn, with a population of 577 (2021 statistics) with 237 occupied dwellings. In 2016 the populations was 538 an increase of 2.3% from 526 in 2011. Berwyn is 11 km northwest of Grimshaw and 37 km northwest of the town of Peace River. It is situated in the Municipal District of Peace No 135. The main attraction of Berwyn is the Wooden Water Tower located near the entrance of the Village. Attractions near Berwyn include the Queen Elizabeth Provincial Park at Lac Cardinal Lake about 11km north of Berwyn where the North Peace Stampede takes place.

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Berwyn rural area is mainly farming with other industries that include forestry and oil and gas. The largest employer of Berwyn is Central Peace Contracting that are involved with road construction. Berwyn has a hotel, bank, clothing store, grocery store, liquor store, pharmacy, library, plus a few other businesses.

The Peace River Bible Institute (Bible School) originally started in Berwyn many years ago. Its inception in 1933. Then it moved to Grande Prairie and later to its present location in Sexsmith some 24 kilometers north of Grande Prairie. Today approximately 262 students are enrolled. The Christ Church Anglican has services at 5002-51 Avenue. St Cecillia's Church located at 5035-50 Street is inactive.

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Homesteaders arrived in the area around the year 1910, and in 1922 the settlement was officially named Berwyn. Named after the village of Berwyn in Denbigshire, Wales. Berwyn was later incorporated as a village in 1936. Berwyn is known as the "Town of the Tower". The village was one of the last communities in Alberta with a wooden water tower. It was taken down in 1982 and a replica stands at the main entrance to the community.

Events: Summer Street Party is held the Thursday before the August Long Weekend. It is a kick off to the Lac Cardinal Stampede with food, games, music and more. Lac Cardinal Stampede is located 11 km north of Berwyn) Super Saturday is held the first Saturday of December. It is a full day of activities for the entire family, including pancake breakfast, Santa Claus Parade, Turkey Bingo and much more.

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