Directions: From Lloydminster, take Hwy 17 south to the junction of Hwy 40, then east to Neilburg. Approximately 1 hour travel time from Lloydminster.
With a current population of about 370 people, Neilburg is a growing community with a prosperous history. Declared a village in 1946, the area began to develop around 1906 when the Post Office was set up. Oil, gas and agriculture are presently the main industries in the area.
At this time, there are approximately 50 businesses in this community. You’ll find a Credit Union, a health centre, vet clinic, Coop and Farm Supply store, community hall, bowling alley, hair salon, cafés, hotel and two grocery stores for your convenience. There is a Volunteer Fire Department that serves the area.
The Village boasts an interesting museum – Manitou Pioneers Museum has a large collection of native artifacts and historical items from the pioneer days.
In the summer, nearby Manitou Lake is a popular get-away destination. Campsites, ball diamonds and a 9-hole sand green golf course are just a few of the attractions Manitou Lake has to offer.
Get your motor running at the Neilburg Mud Drags! This is an annual event attended by auto enthusiasts from all over Western Canada.
Neilburg received national attention in 1999 when a farmer discovered 11 crop circles on his land while swathing his wheat field. The origin of the circles remains a mystery.
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