Minchau, Edmonton

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Minchau is located in Edmonton
Location of Minchau in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°28′05″N 113°24′32″W / 53.468°N 113.409°W / 53.468; -113.409 (Minchau)
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Mill Woods
 • MayorDon Iveson
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorMohinder Banga
 • Total0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
706 m (2,316 ft)
 • Total3,112
 • Density3,457.8/km2 (8,956/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Minchau is a residential neighbourhood in the Mill Woods area of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is named for August Minchau, a Prussian immigrant who settled in the Mill Woods area in the late 19th century.

The community is represented by the Ridgewood Community League, established in 1982, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at Mill Woods Road East and 37 Avenue.[8][9]


Minchau is bounded on the west by 50 Street, on the south by 34 Avenue, and on the northeast by the Mill Creek Ravine. Surrounding neighbourhoods are Hillview and Greenview to the west, Tawa to the southwest, Weinlos and Bisset to the south, Silver Berry to the southeast, Kiniski Gardens and Wild Rose to the northeast, and Jackson Heights to the north.


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Minchau had a population of 3,112 living in 1,142 dwellings,[7] a -6.5% change from its 2009 population of 3,327.[10] With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,457.8 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

Approximately four out of five (78%) of residences in the neighbourhood are owner occupied, with the majority of residences (72%) being single-family dwellings.[11] Apartments in buildings with fewer than five stories and row houses each make up approximately 10% of the residences. Substantially all the remainder are duplexes.[12]


There is a single school in the neighbourhood, Minchau School.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 16, 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 26, 2014. 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. ^ "Mayor and City Council". City of Edmonton. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  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. ^ "Ridgewood Community League". Ridgewood Community League. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  9. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  11. ^ [1] and [2]
  12. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.

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