About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat is a thriving city of approximately 63,018 (2015 Municipal Census) 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.