Carleton Heights

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Carleton Heights
Carleton Heights is located in Ottawa
Carleton Heights
Carleton Heights
Coordinates: 45°22′00″N 75°42′20″W / 45.36667°N 75.70556°W / 45.36667; -75.70556Coordinates: 45°22′00″N 75°42′20″W / 45.36667°N 75.70556°W / 45.36667; -75.70556
Country Canada
Province Ontario
City Ottawa
Time zone Eastern (EST)

Carleton Heights is a neighbourhood in River Ward in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. At its greatest extent, the neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Baseline Road and Fairchild Private, on the east by the Rideau River, on the south by the junction of Prince of Wales Drive and Fisher Avenue and on the west by the former Ottawa/Nepean municipal boundary.[1] The neighbourhood is sometimes referred to as Hog's Back after the nearby falls. The total population of the neighbourhood is 8,157 according to the Canada 2006 Census.

The main street is Normandy Cr.

Carleton Heights homes were developed after World War II. Most of the homes were not built until 1950. More homes were built in the 1960s and 1970s. The 'vet' homes were built on half acre lots and the owners sold off half the lot on which new more expensive homes were built beginning in the '60s. Most of the 'vet' homes are still there

Carleton Heights has a community centre which is adjacent to the Carleton Heights Curling Club and Carleton Heights Public School.

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