The Summer Village of West Cove is located approximately 55 km northwest of Spruce Grove, 50 km northwest of Stony Plain and 100 km northwest of Edmonton, Alberta on the south shores of Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta. West Cove is approximately 47 km south east of Sangudo. It is about 25 km away from Gunn. It was officially incorporated on January 1, 1963. West Cove had a permanent population of 149 in the 2016 Federal Census. There are approximately 600 temporary residents and 305 lots.
West Cove is a diverse community. Its residents enjoy the rural outdoor environment and all that it has to offer. Much of the activity centers around the lake. Residents enjoy boating, canoeing, waterskiing and fishing during the summer months. In the winter there is snowmobiling, skating and cross country skiing. The Summer Village of West Cove is also part of the Lac Ste Anne Multi-use Trail Committee. The residents enjoy riding and walking these trails on a year round basis.
We are governed by an elected council of three volunteer members who serve a four year term of office. This council's term is in effect from July 2013 to July 2017. Our MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne is Mr. Oneil Carlier.
To learn more about our village, we invite you to explore this website.