The Taber Times main circulation area covers theTown and Municipal District of Taber #14 which are conveniently located in Southern Alberta, Canada. The Town lies within the centre of a rich irrigated, diversified farmland belt, high in heat units and frost free days, with transportation links to major markets.
Taber's advantageous location also means it is only a short drive to many scenic amenities - the Rocky Mountains are located to the west, the Cypress Hills to the south-east, and Montana and Glacier International Park to the south. Taber is located only 60 miles (98 Km) north of the United States Border and is situated 32 miles (50 Km) east of Lethbridge, 169 miles (272 Km) south-east of Calgary and 244 miles (392 Km) south-east of Banff National Park. The Town lies approximately 2 miles south of the Oldman River which flows into the South Saskatchewan River and, eventually, north into the Hudson Bay.
It is served by two (2) primary highways, the crossroads of Crowsnest #3 and #36, as well as the main Medicine Hat - Lethbridge C.P.R. (Canadian Pacific Railway) line, Greyhound Bus Lines and truck transportation services.
The major economic base of the town is food processing, oil and gas and gas well services. Taber is the centre of the most varied crop production in the province due to rich soil, abundant heat and highly technical irrigation systems.