Location – Invest Medicine Hat


Locate your business in Western Canada’s low cost, central location.

Medicine Hat is approximately 169 km (105 mi) east of Lethbridge and 295 km (183 mi) southeast of Calgary. This city and the adjacent Town of Redcliff to the northwest are surrounded by Cypress County.

Medicine Hat is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), the eastern terminus of the Crowsnest Highway, and the South Saskatchewan River. The trading area is approximately 175,000 and includes the following communities:

Town of Redcliff
Cypress County, which includes

Desert Blume

Swift Current, SK

Historically, Medicine Hat has been known for its large natural gas fields, immortalized by Rudyard Kipling as having “all hell for a basement”. Because of these reserves, the city is known as “The Gas City”. It is Alberta’s sixth largest city.

Distance to major centres

Lethbridge, AB | 170km
Calgary, AB | 295km
Edmonton, AB | 529km
Saskatoon, SK | 445km
Regina, SK | 466km
Winnipeg, MB | 1,036km
Vancouver, BC | 1,279km
Great Falls, MT | 408km
Seattle, WA | 1,214km
Minnesota, MN | 1,437km
Denver, CO | 1,495km

For us, Medicine Hat’s location gives us access local companies and others all the way the into Saskatchewan. We have great working relationships with local companies like Meggitt Defense and Hranco Industries as well as the regional agricultural economy, all the way into Saskatchewan.

A well-connected community