About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a thriving city of approximately 63,271 residents. Located in the beautiful South Saskatchewan River Valley, residents enjoy the beauty and peace of the coulees and rolling prairie which boasts many species of wildlife.

Medicine Hat is a community alive with vibrancy and spirit few communities witness. The community enjoys the values that are intrinsically tied to our history and quality of life. Medicine Hat strives to achieve City Council's vision of being "a community of choice" where people come to live, work and play.

Medicine Hat has much to offer residents, visitors and businesses alike. We boast an excellent climate, a safe and healthy community, vibrant arts and entertainment, and ample recreation and leisure opportunities.

Visit Tourism Medicine Hat for more information on things to do and see in our beautiful community.

Census information

View reports on municipal and federal census information for Medicine Hat.

Historical Shot of Medicine Hat in 1899

Learn more about Medicine Hat's history.

Saamis Tepee

Read the City of Medicine Hat's statement of acknowledgement, recognition and respect.

City of Medicine Hat Corporate Brand

City of Medicine Hat corporate logo

The Official Brand Guidelines are a framework that guides visual elements and ensures consistency across all City of Medicine Hat corporate materials. Together with the City of Medicine Hat’s primary logo, the Official Brand Guidelines allow corporate messages, marketing materials and other business assets to be clearly recognizable to residents.

City of Medicine Hat Photo Gallery

These photographs are free for the general public to use for non-commercial applications, no attribution required. Click the photos to view in full resolution.

Medicine Hat City Hall

Medicine Hat City Hall

Medicine Hat City Hall

Medicine Hat City Hall

Downtown Medicine Hat

Fall view from Crescent Heights

Finlay Bridge

Medalta Potteries

Riverfront

Saamis Tepee

Saamis Tepee

Saamis Tepee

Summer view of the bridges

Cutbanks at Strathcona Island Park

Sunset behind the bridges