Welcome to MAYERTHORPE!
This enterprising town located at the Alaska Highway (HWY 43) and The Cowboy Trail (HWY 22) has been named after Robert Ingersoll Mayer. Mr. Mayer worked as a civil engineer for Chicago Northwestern Railroad and relocated to the area in 1908.
1927 saw Mayerthorpe incorporated into a village and that changed in 1961 when the status was brought up to Town. Today Mayerthorpe has grown to a population of over 1400. The town of Mayerthorpe has a community spirit that's felt as soon as you arrive, starting with friendly waves and hellos on the sidewalks to that personal touch of having your groceries toted out to your car, without even having to request it!
Mayerthorpe has all sorts of recreational activities in both summer and winter! Enjoy public swimming at the outdoor pool to relax on hot summer days or challenge your friends and family to a friendly match at the curling rink during the winter months. Well kept sports grounds are great for a game of baseball or just tossing around the Frisbee. The surrounding area has guest ranches, nature trails, sightseeing and so much more! You're always welcome to contribute your unique skills and talents, join the town of Mayerthorpe now.
Several shops in town offer a variety of goods, so go for a stroll and check out the treasures these shops have to offer. For a great family treat, try one of Mayerthorpe's many wonderful restaurants and after, enjoy a quiet walk, do some window-shopping or frolic at one of the great playgrounds available.
Mayerthorpe R.C.M.P. Office with friendly staff is located directly across from the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. The Mayerthorpe Healthcare Center has a helicopter landing pad, full ambulance services and fire protection services. In addition, how can we possibly forget the Veterinary Clinic for our four legged family members, and livestock! All located conveniently right here in town!