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Ardrossan is located in Strathcona County
Location in Strathcona County
Ardrossan is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Edmonton Metropolitan Region
Specialized municipality Strathcona County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Land 2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
708 m (2,323 ft)
 • Total 898
 • Density 358.7/km2 (929/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Postal code span
Area codes 780, 587, 825
Highways Highway 824 and Highway 69
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.

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.

Ardrossan has a large recreation complex.


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The population of Ardrossan according to the 2018 municipal census conducted by Strathcona County is 532, an increase from its 2015 municipal census population count of 412.


There are three schools in the hamlet. Ardrossan Elementary School, and Ardrossan Junior Senior High School, both operated by Elk Island Public Schools, and Holy Redeemer Catholic School, operated by Elk Island Catholic Schools. 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.

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