Zama City

Population:

1150

Perhaps the most interestingly named community in Alberta; Zama City isn’t actually a city. Named after a Dene Tha’ Chief, Zama is home to about 150 permanent residents and fairly bursts with seasonal workers; almost 1,000 who come to work in the oil and gas industry. Located about 85 km north of High Level on the Mackenzie Highway and 63 km down a secondary road, Zama is right in the middle of the largest known oil and gas fields in Alberta. Life runs ‘round the clock’ in Zama but the ‘small-town’ atmosphere offers citizens and children security and safety. For Zama residents, it’s all about a good day’s work, friendships and family.

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