Living in the County

Welcome to Cardston County!

Cardston County is tucked away in the Southwest corner of the province and embodies the western life style with its open ranges, wandering cattle, farm land with swaying wheat fields, and its rugged timberland on the edge of the Rocky Mountains.

Cardston County is in an ideal location for trade with three border crossings to Montana, and a major North South Highway (Hwy #2) running through, and an East‐West trade route only a few miles away. Come and find out what makes Cardston County the "Heart of the Southwest". From outdoor adventure to live theatre, trail rides to country dances, there is so much to do and discover.

2017 County Newsletter


Living the Rural Life

Residents of every Community in Cardston County enjoy a high quality of life.  We have excellent health services and educational facilities. Our Communities are a safe place to live, work and raise a family.  From affordable housing to diverse employment opportunities, life in Cardston County is teeming with opportunity for all who live here.

With its open ranges, 45,000 acres of fertile ranch land, rugged timberland, and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains, the lifestyle in Cardston County is healthy and its community spirit vibrant.

Cardston County also offers a rich cultural mix. Its strong Mormon heritage springs from a history of hard working pioneers who came to settle what was once untamed land and stayed to build Communities joined in a common faith and deep family values. Cardston County also borders the Kainaiwa Nation (Blood Tribe) and includes many Hutterite colonies.

Residents and visitors can enjoy a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. From outdoor adventure to fascinating historical centers, Cardston County offers something for everyone.


Available Land

There is a wide selection of housing choices in the Cardston County area. Whether you are looking for a home in the heart of a small town community, expansive property in the rolling hills, or a mountain retreat, there is something to fit every budget and lifestyle. We have 11 hamlets, two towns, rural subdivisions, and acreages with many available properties and land. Rural homes can be relatively affordable. In 2013 and 2014 combined, the average selling price of a home in rural Cardston County was $160,250.
 
You can contact the following realtors for current property listings in the County: