The County of Barrhead is located one hour (122 km)north west of Edmonton, in north-central Alberta, 122 km northwest of the City of Edmonton. It is bounded by Woodlands County to the north and west, the County of Lac Ste. Anne to the south, Sturgeon County and Westlock County to the east. It encompasses a diverse landscape, offering many opportunities to enjoy the area.
"Paul Bunyan's Hammer" This odd shaped rock was found during road construction operations north of Freedom and was mounted on the instruction of the County Council of 1974.