Clearwater County is 7,217.41 sq mile or 18,691.65 sq. kilometers
The topography of the County can be described as Boreal Forest with the eastern section going to Parkland and western section to mountainous terrain, dispersed with numerous creeks, rivers and lakes with associated wetland areas.
Winter climate can vary from extreme cold to chinooks, with average seasonal temperatures of -20 °C. Summer brings an average temperature of 20° C. Spring and fall bring a variety of weather conditions, ranging from snow flurries to above average seasonal highs.
1991 - 10,075
1996 - 10,915
2001 - 11,505
2006 - 11,826
2011 - 12,278
2016 - 11,947.