Cynthia is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within Brazeau County. It is located approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi) south of Highway 16 and 131 kilometres (81 mi) southwest of Edmonton.
Located 34.5 kms west of Drayton Valley, the Hamlet of Cynthia was Cynthiaonce a large thriving hamlet due to the 1950s oil patch boom. It is now a quiet developed hamlet with municipal water and sewer, and paved roads. Due to its location in the picturesque west country, Cynthia offers its residents numerous recreational outdoor activities. Hunting, quading and snowmobiling are all located at its back door. Located in Cynthia are a hotel, café and gas station. An active community club, the Cynthia Recreation Association, maintains an outdoor skating rink, playground and Community Hall. Annual events include a summer Quad Rally and Winter Snowmobile Rally. (Courtesy of brazeau.ab.ca)