Meadowlark Park, Edmonton

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Meadowlark Park
Neighbourhood
Meadowlark Park is located in Edmonton
Meadowlark Park
Meadowlark Park
Location of Meadowlark Park in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°31′30″N 113°35′56″W / 53.525°N 113.599°W / 53.525; -113.599
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 1
Sector[2] Mature area
Area[3][4] Jasper Place
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Linda Sloan
Area[6]
 • Total 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 2,608
 • Density 2,349.5/km2 (6,085/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Decrease-3.1%
 • Dwellings 1,211

Meadowlark Park is a residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Bounded by 95 Avenue to the north, 156 Street to the east, 87 Avenue to the south, and 163 Street to the west, the neighbourhood was originally part of the Town of Jasper Place. It became part of Edmonton in 1964 when Jasper Place amalgamated with the city.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Meadowlark Park had a population of 2,608 living in 1,211 dwellings,[7] a -3.1% change from its 2009 population of 2,691.[8] With a land area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,349.5 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

A residential street and Hebert Hart Park in Meadowlark Park

Nine out of ten residences in the neighbourhood are owner occupied, with the most common type of dwelling being single detached houses. There are also a number of walk up apartment buildings in the neighbourhood. Roughly eight out of ten residences were constructed between the end of the Second World War and the 1970s. I

Schools[edit]

There is a single school in the neighbourhood, Meadowlark Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

Shopping and services[edit]

Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre is located at the south east corner of the neighbourhood at the intersection of 156 Street and 87 Avenue. The Jasper Place branch of the Edmonton Public Library is located close to the shopping centre as is a fire station. The Edmonton Transit System's Meadowlark Transit Centre is located on the north side of the shopping centre.

West Edmonton Mall is located to the west of the neighbourhood along 87 Avenue.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

Surrounding neigbhborhoods are Lynnwood and Elmwood to the south, Sherwood and Jasper Park to the east, West Jasper Place to the northeast, Glenwood to the north and northwest, and West Meadowlark Park to the west.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100". City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect". City of Edmonton. November 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.