Meyonohk, Edmonton

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Meyonohk is located in Edmonton
Location of Meyonohk in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′14″N 113°27′32″W / 53.454°N 113.459°W / 53.454; -113.459
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Mill Woods
 • MayorDon Iveson
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorMike Nickel
 • Total0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
686 m (2,251 ft)
 • Total2,942
 • Density3,381.6/km2 (8,758/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Meyonohk is a residential neighbourhood located in the Mill Woods area of south Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is a part of the Mill Woods community of Lakewood. The name means "an ideal spot" in the Cree language.[8]

The majority of residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred during the 1970s when approximately three out of every five (62.4%) residences were constructed. Most of the remaining residences (26.2%) were constructed during the 1980s with one out of every ten residences (8.2%) were constructed during the 1990s.[9]

According to the 2005 municipal census, the neighbourhood has a mixture of housing types. Single-family dwellings account for almost one out of every two (47%) of residences. Duplexes[10] account for a further one in five (20%) residences while row houses account for another 16%. The remaining 16% of residences are described as "other" types of residences. There are no apartments. Approximately four out of five residences (84%) are owner-occupied with the remainder being rented.[11]

The average household size is 3.0 persons, according to the 2001 federal census, with a variety of household sizes. Two in five households (43.9%) consist of one or two people. One in three households (33%) have four or five persons, and one in five households (18.6%) have three persons.[12]

There is one schools in the neighbourhood, Meyonohk Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the east by Mill Woods Road, the north by 28 Avenue, the west by 91 Street, and the south by 23 Avenue.


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Meyonohk had a population of 2,942 living in 1,129 dwellings,[7] a -0.9% change from its 2009 population of 2,969.[13] With a land area of 0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,381.6 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 16, 2014.
  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. ^ From the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility.
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  10. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
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  13. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.

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