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The hamlet of Anzac is on the western shore of Willow Lake in the southern region of the Municipality and is in close proximity to Gregoire Lake Provincial Park. Located approximately 45 kilometres southeast of Fort McMurray, Anzac can be accessed from Alberta Highways 63 and 881.

The community was originally named Willow Lake, but was renamed to Anzac after it was colonized in 1917 as a stopping point on the Alberta Great Waterways Railway Line. The name Anzac is after the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps.

According to the 2015 census, there are 763 residents currently living in Anzac. Community services include a volunteer fire department, a community meeting hall, several outdoor recreational facilities and the Anzac Community School.

Contact the Anzac Municipal Office


105B-4 Christina Drive
Anzac, AB T0P 1J0

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