Leger, Edmonton

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Leger is located in Edmonton
Location of Leger in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′32″N 113°34′34″W / 53.459°N 113.576°W / 53.459; -113.576
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 9
Sector[2] Southwest
Area[3][4] Terwillegar Heights
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Bryan Anderson
 • Total 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation 694 m (2,277 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 2,564
 • Density 2,418.9/km2 (6,265/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase7.7%
 • Dwellings 805

Leger is a newer neighbourhood in the Terwillegar Heights area of south west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

According to the 2005 municipal census, approximately four out of five homes (82%) are single-family dwellings. Another 14% are duplexes[8] and 4% are row houses. Substantially all (97%) of residences are owner-occupied.[9]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by 23 Avenue, on the west by Terwillegar Drive, on the east by Rabbit Hill Road, and on the north by a utility corridor located just north of 29 Avenue.


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Leger had a population of 2,564 living in 805 dwellings,[7] a 7.7% change from its 2009 population of 2,380.[10] With a land area of 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,418.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]


The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre is located in the neighbourhood.[11] The facility has an aquatic centre, a fitness centre and track, a flexi-hall with three full size gymnasiums, an arena with four NHL size ice sheets, a children's wing, and commercial spaces.


There is a kindergarten to junior high (K-8) school in the neighbourhood, Archbishop Joseph MacNeil School, operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System. Also a Senior High (10-12), Lillian Osborne has been built in the area by the Edmonton Public Schools

A catholic high school was scheduled to be complete early 2011.


The Edmonton Transit System's Leger Transit Centre is located in the neighbourhood next to the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]


  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "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. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and quadruplexes.
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/LEGER.pdf
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  11. ^ http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/terwillegar-about.aspx

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