Work in County of St. PaulThe County of St. Paul is uniquely located in a triangle corridor
between the high population centre of Edmonton, the Saskatchewan border, and the resource rich areas of the Cold Lake and Athabasca oil sands.
Oil & natural gas exploration and extraction are the major natural resource industries in the County. Other natural resources that are being extracted are salt by the Canadian Salt Company, peat moss by Lakeland Peat Moss Processors, timber from private and public lands, and gravel.
Agriculture is a major industry in the County, with approximately 1,179 farms producing coarse grains such as wheat, oats, barley and canola. Pea field acreages have also been on the increase over the last few years. There are also a large number of cattle, dairy, hog and poultry farms within the municipality.
The tourism and recreation sector is a growing industry in the County. The Lakeland Tourist Association is active in increasing awareness of tourism and joint promotion of the Lakeland area.