Ardrossan, Alberta

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Ardrossan
Hamlet
Ardrossan is located in Alberta
Ardrossan
Ardrossan
Coordinates: 53°33′N 113°8′W / 53.550°N 113.133°W / 53.550; -113.133
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division 11
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
Government
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor Roxanne Carr
 • Governing body
Elevation 708 m (2,323 ft)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 434
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal code span T8G
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 16
Website Strathcona County

Ardrossan is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County.[2] It is located on Highway 824, approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of Sherwood Park.

Ardrossan has been identified as a growth hamlet[citation needed] and a concept plan has been approved that will see another 136 acres (0.55 km2) of land developed for residential purposes.[citation needed]

The facilities in the hamlet include a public school complex for students from kindergarten to senior high, a separate school for students from kindergarten to junior high, and New Horizons School, a charter school for gifted students from kindergarten to junior high.[3] The junior/senior high school also houses the Ardrossan Community Theatre and the sports fields surrounding the schools were recently redeveloped with new baseball diamonds, soccer fields, football fields and a tennis court.[4]

Ardrossan is located directly to the east of Sherwood Park, and is just south of the Yellowhead Highway on Range Road 222. It can also be accessed by Township Road 530 coming out of Sherwood Park.

Demographics[edit]

The population of Ardrossan according to Strathcona County's 2009 municipal census is 434.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2009 Municipal Census Report". Strathcona County. Archived from the original on 22 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  2. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  3. ^ New Horizons Charter School
  4. ^ Ardrossan

Coordinates: 53°33′11″N 113°08′52″W / 53.55306°N 113.14778°W / 53.55306; -113.14778 (Ardrossan, Alberta)