Glastonbury, Edmonton

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Glastonbury is located in Edmonton
Location of Glastonbury in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′18″N 113°40′12″W / 53.505°N 113.670°W / 53.505; -113.670
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Area[3][4]The Grange
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorSarah Hamilton
 • Total1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
696 m (2,283 ft)
 • Total5,984
 • Density3,361.8/km2 (8,707/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Glastonbury is a newer residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

According to the 2001 federal census, all residences in Glastonbury were constructed after 1995.[8]

The most common type of residence, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. These account for approximately seven out of every ten (72%) of all residences. Another two in ten (18%) are duplexes.[9] The remaining 9% of residences are split almost equally between row houses and apartment style condominiums in high-rise buildings with more than five stories. Almost all (98%) of residences are owner-occupied, with only two percent being rented.[10]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Whitemud Drive, on the east by Anthony Henday Drive, and on the south by 62 Avenue. Whitemud Drive provides access to destinations on the south side, including: Whyte Avenue, the University of Alberta. and Southgate Centre. The Anthony Henday provides access to destinations to the south of the city including the Edmonton International Airport.

The community is represented by the Glastonbury Community League, which runs a community hall located at 199 Street and 62 Avenue.[11][12]


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Glastonbury had a population of 5,984 living in 2,474 dwellings,[7] a 6% change from its 2009 population of 5,646.[13] With a land area of 1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 3,361.8 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

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  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. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 17, 2013. 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.
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  9. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and fourplexes.
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  11. ^ "About". Glastonbury Community League. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  12. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  13. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.

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