The city of Lloydminster is uniquely the only city in Canada that is in two provinces. Located in Alberta and Saskatchewan, the small border town of Lloydminster has a population of around 20,204, which is the result of a 0.24% increase over the span of 5 years. There were originally around 2,600 settlers of Lloydminster to first arrive in the area in 1903. Its name is derived from the area’s first reverend, George Exton Lloyd. As one of the younger cities, Lloydminster is an ever-growing, economic, and peaceful utopia.
Bud Miller All Seasons Park is a staggering 200-acre large park and is an excellent destination for outdoor amusement. This park has walking trails along breathtaking gardens, fun children’s playgrounds, and an amphitheater. The winter months in Lloydminster provide a beacon for winter outdoor activities including skiing, tobogganing, ice skating, and ice fishing among the frozen ponds.
Visit one of the world’s largest border markers at City Hall! Here, you’ll find four 4,100-foot markers that indicate the provincial boundaries at the borders. These markers represent the four most relevant themes of Lloydminster – oil and gas, agriculture, the Barr colonists, and the First Nations & Métis.
If you favor peace and nature, you’re in luck. There are countless parks and outdoor recreational spaces in Lloydminster, all with unique amenities and access to the city’s spectacular views.
Lloydminster’s land divisions are some of the most delicately planned communities, each providing growth, and revenue for its citizens. Each subdivision has its own sense of tranquility and beauty.
Lloydminster, being the quaint, quiet city that it is, supplies the communities with sidewalks and bike lanes which condones foot and bike traffic. Local roadways administer access to the commercial, residential, and industrial developments within each community. This network creates an effective vehicular transportation system.