Genesee is an unincorporated community in central Alberta, Canada, within Leduc County. It came into existence in 1905, the same year Alberta became a province. Genesee is located of Highway 770 south of the North Saskatchewan River, approximately 71 km (44 mi) southwest of the City of Edmonton. Highway 622 and St. Francis is located 8 km (5.0 mi) to the south. The Capital Power Genesee Generating Station is considered the centre of the community.
Genesee, like Edmonton, has a northern continental climate with extreme seasonal temperatures, although the city has milder winters than either Regina or Winnipeg, which are both located at a more southerly latitude. Genesee main employment vehicle is the Capital Power Generating Station. This coal-fired plant employs 300+ people over three generating units, as well as a significant labour force for the strip mining operations. The rest of the community is divided between agrarian activities and residents who commute to larger centres for employment.