The Town of Provost is located on Highway 13 just 20 km west of the Saskatchewan Border town of Macklin. It is 45 minutes southeast of Wainwright AB and approximately 1 hr southwest of Lloydminster AB/SK. The Town of Provost is a thriving community located in East Central Alberta that is built on strong agricultural roots and the energy industry and is called home by approximately 2040 citizens according to our 2011 population census. ( a newer census is scheduled for 2016). Provost is a full service community with at least five hotel / motels located right off Highway 13 and another in the downtown area of Provost. There are 5 different gas stations located right off the main highway. Our Community boasts on having a brand new recreation facility complete with ice hockey arena, walking track and exercise facility. In the summer months you can enjoy water sports in the new outdoor swimming pool.