Ardrossan, Alberta facts for kids
|Specialized municipality||Strathcona County|
|• Total||1.45 km2 (0.56 sq mi)|
|Elevation||708 m (2,323 ft)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|Postal code span||T8G|
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.
The population of Ardrossan according to Strathcona County's 2015 municipal census is 412.
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