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Town of Onoway
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Hub of the Highways
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 13
Municipal district Lac Ste. Anne County
 • Village June 25, 1923
 • Town September 1, 2005
 • Land 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
 • Total 1,029
 • Density 310.3/km2 (804/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
Postal code span
T0E 1V0
Area code(s) -1+780 -1+587
Highways Highway 43
Highway 37
Waterway Lac Ste. Anne
Sturgeon River

Onoway is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located approximately 60 km (37 mi) northwest of Edmonton at the junction of Highway 37 and Highway 43.

The Canadian National Railway tracks run through the town, which is situated immediately east of Lac Ste. Anne and south of the Sturgeon River. Onoway built and opened a new Elementary school, and the old one is being used as a public library. A new Jr/Sr High school is in the process of being built and is to be completed in 2017. Every June, Onoway has a fair weekend, called "Heritage Days"


In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Town of Onoway recorded a population of 1,029 living in 355 of its 374 total private dwellings, a -1% change from its 2011 population of 1,039. With a land area of 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 309.9/km2 (803/sq mi) in 2016.

In the 2011 Census, the Town of Onoway had a population of 1,039 living in 375 of its 403 total dwellings, an 18.7% change from its 2006 population of 875. With a land area of 3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi), it had a population density of 311.1/km2 (806/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Town of Onoway according to its 2010 municipal census is 1,021.

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