Ardrossan, Alberta facts for kids

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Ardrossan
Hamlet
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Edmonton Region
Census division 11
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
Area
 • Total 1.45 km2 (0.56 sq mi)
Elevation 708 m (2,323 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 412
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Postal code span T8G
Area code(s) +1-780
Highways Highway 16
Website Strathcona County

Ardrossan is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County. It is located on Highway 824, approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of Sherwood Park.

The community takes its name from Ardrossan, in Scotland.

The facilities in the hamlet include a public school complex for students from kindergarten to senior high, a separate school for students from kindergarten to junior high, and New Horizons School, a charter school for gifted students from kindergarten to junior high. The junior/senior high school also houses the Ardrossan Community Theatre and the sports fields surrounding the schools were recently redeveloped with new baseball diamonds, soccer fields, football fields and a tennis court.

Ardrossan is located directly to the east of Sherwood Park, and is just south of the Yellowhead Highway on Range Road 222. It can also be accessed by Township Road 530 coming out of Sherwood Park.

Demographics

The population of Ardrossan according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 412.


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