Etzikom is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the County of Forty Mile No. 8.[1] It is approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Foremost on Highway 61.


Windmill Museum in Etzikom
Windmill Museum in Etzikom
Etzikom is located in Alberta
Location of Etzikom in Alberta
Coordinates: 49°28′37″N 111°06′26″W / 49.4769°N 111.1072°W / 49.4769; -111.1072
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionSouthern Alberta
Census division1
Municipal districtCounty of Forty Mile No. 8
 • TypeUnincorporated
 • Governing bodyCounty of Forty Mile No. 8 Council
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Postal code span
Area code(s)+1-403
HighwaysHighway 61
WaterwaysPakowki Lake

Etzikom was founded in 1915.[2] Its name comes from the Blackfoot language word for valley or coulee, referring to Etzikom Coulee.

Etzikom is also home to The Canadian National Historic Windmill Centre, a museum dedicated to windmills throughout history.

Etzikom's representative in Alberta's provincial legislature is Drew Barnes.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-29. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  2. ^ Ondrik, Alice (1975). Etzikom, 1915-1975. p. 1.
  3. ^ Alberta Assembly. Drew Barnes

Coordinates: 49°28′37″N 111°06′26″W / 49.47694°N 111.10722°W / 49.47694; -111.10722