Archive for April 2015

Edmonton

The City of Edmonton has around 300 neighbourhoods so finding the right one to live in can be a challenge for some people just moving to Edmonton, so we have gathered together some facts, figures, demographics, community profiles and links to help you sort it all out quickly.

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St. Albert

With Just over 63,000 residents, St Albert is the second largest city in the Edmonton Capital Region. Originally founded in 1861 by Father Albert Lacombe, St Albert was named after his name saint, Saint Albert of Louvain but for many years people mistakenly though it was named after Saint Albert t...

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Sherwood Park

Even though Sherwood Park Boasts over 83,000 residents it is able to keep its status as a Hamlet which helps benefit it’s residents as revenue from it’s oil refineries can go directly into providing services for the community. Originally developed in 1952 as an area for the oil field workers to ...

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Leduc

The City of Leduc is located 15 minutes south of Edmonton close by Edmonton International Airport. Originally founded in 1899, Leduc has grown to almost 29,000 inhabitants and is set to grow further as the City of Leduc was successful in Annexing land from the County of Leduc which effectively dou...

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Spruce Grove

The City of Spruce Grove is located 11km west of Edmonton and with approx 29,500 inhabitants is slightly larger than the City of Leduc to the south. Even though the city is expanding to the east, towards Edmonton, it is also expanding towards the west and is almost touching the Town of Stony Plain...

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Stony Plain

Although the Town of Stony Plain is elligible for city status with a population over 15,000 it stil remains as the Town of Stony Plain boasting small town atmosphere and big city conveniences. The region is dominated by agricultural and other resource based industries so its no surprise they have ...

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Fort Saskatchewan

25km North East of Edmonton lies the City of Fort Saskatchewan. With a population of approx 23,000, “The Fort” as locals call it, is most commomly know for its proximity to many petrochemical facilities like DOW Chemicals, Sherrit, Agrium and Shell Canada to name a few although there are many ...

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Beaumont

The Town of Beaumont dates back to 1895 when it was the hamlet of Beaumont and the St Vital church was constructed. The original church was destroyed by fire in 1918, was rebuilt in 1919 and has been an important landmark in the community ever since. Located 3km south of Edmonton with easy driving a...

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Devon

The Town of Devon is an idyllic little town on the banks of the North Saskatchewan river just southwest of Edmonton. It is famous for its proximity to Leduc #1 Well where they first discovered oil in the area back in 1947. The town annexed land on the west side of the highway but little has been d...

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Rural Leduc County

Leduc County is currently under going claims for land annexation not only by the City of Edmonton, but also by the Town of Beaumont and by the Town of Devon. The land being annexed while currently used as agricultural land as it is very fertile and flat is under debate as the parties have yet ...

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