Point Mckay, Calgary

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Point Mckay
Point Mckay is located in Calgary
Point Mckay
Point Mckay
Location of Point Mckay in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°03′35″N 114°08′40″W / 51.05972°N 114.14444°W / 51.05972; -114.14444Coordinates: 51°03′35″N 114°08′40″W / 51.05972°N 114.14444°W / 51.05972; -114.14444
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 7
Established 1911
Annexed 1963
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Druh Farrell
 • Total 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Elevation 1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 1,344
 • Average Income $63,731
Website Point Mckay Community Association

Point Mckay is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Bowness Road and to the south by the Bow River. Edworthy Park is located across the river, and is connected by a bridge to Point Mckay.

It was part of the town of Montgomery before it was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1963.[3] It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Point Mckay had a population of 1,318 living in 846 dwellings, a 0% increase from its 2011 population of 1,318.[4] With a land area of 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $63,731 in 2000, and there were 9.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 37.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 25.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by Terrace Road Elementary public school.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Point Mckay Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  3. ^ Federation of Calgary Communities. "Montgomery Community". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 
  4. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 7 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-21. 

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