Evergreen, Edmonton

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Evergreen
Neighbourhood
Evergreen is located in Edmonton
Evergreen
Evergreen
Location of Evergreen in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°37′52″N 113°21′00″W / 53.631°N 113.350°W / 53.631; -113.350
Country Canada
Province Alberta
CityEdmonton
Quadrant[1]NW
Ward[1]4
Sector[2]Northeast
Government[3]
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorEd Gibbons
Area[4]
 • Total0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation653 m (2,142 ft)
Population (2016)[5]
 • Total1,504
 • Density2,278.8/km2 (5,902/sq mi)
 • Change (2014–16)Increase+0.19%
 • Dwellings686

Evergreen, or Evergreen Community,[6] is a neighbourhood in the rural northeast portion of the City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A manufactured home community, it is located at the northwest corner of 167 Avenue NW and Meridian Street.

Evergreen had a population of 1,450 according to Edmonton's 2012 municipal census.[7]

The community is represented by the Edmonton Evergreen Community Association, established in 1982, which runs a community hall located at Evergreen Drive and Cedar Avenue.[8][9]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2016 municipal census, Evergreen had a population of 1,504 living in 686 dwellings,[5] a -2.4% change from its 2014 population of 1,501.[10] With a land area of 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi),[4] it had a population density of 2,278.8 people/km2 in 2016.[5][4]

Black Friday[edit]

In 1987, fifteen people in Evergreen were killed and almost 200 homes were destroyed or damaged beyond repair when the Edmonton Tornado swept through the community at the north end of its 40 km (25 mi) path of death and destruction.[11]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 3, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 4, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ a b c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2016 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Welcome to Evergreen Community..." Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  7. ^ "Evergreen Census" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  8. ^ "Edmonton Evergreen Community Association". Edmonton Evergreen Community Association. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  9. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  10. ^ "2014 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved July 25, 2018.
  11. ^ Lazzarino, Dave (30 July 2012). "Time heals residents of Evergreen". Retrieved 7 October 2012.

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