- About Bighorn
- South Ranchlands
Historical InformationRural in nature, this area is primarily a ranching community with some country residential properties. It includes small holdings north of the Bow River, Jamieson Road, Benchlands and the Ghost River Country Residential Subdivision surrounded by rural agriculture, south of the Bow River. The West Jumpingpound area is primarily ranching and rural acreages.
Resources and population in Benchlands and the Ghost River Country Residential Subdivision are listed separately.
Community ResourcesResidents in the area north of the Bow River generally utilize the Beaupre Hall, situated in Rocky View County. Residents of the Jamieson Road area also utilize Beaupre Hall and the private facilities of The Crossing at Ghost River conference centre. Residents in the West Jumpingpound area mainly utilize the Jumpingpound Community Hall located in Rocky View County.
Beaupre Community HallA community hall located east of Highway 40 and situated on a 5+ acre parcel of land. The hall houses most community events and meetings including the Parent Link program, community preschool, artists organizations, private rentals and concert series.
Jumpingpound Community HallA community hall situated in Rocky View County north of Highway 1 and east of the Jumpingpound Creek.
Jamieson Road Fire HallThere is a volunteer fire department
Population: 243 (estimated from 2011 Federal Census data)
Community OrganizationsThe following community organizations are in South Ranchlands:
- Beaupre Community Association
- Ghost Watershed Alliance Society
- McDougall Stoney Mission Society
- Ghost Valley Community - email, 403-200-1290
- Ghost Waiparous Trails Association - email
- Jumpingpound Community Association - email