List of neighbourhoods in Calgary

Updated: Dec 4, 2020

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, as of 2016, has 197 neighbourhoods, which are referred to as "communities" by the City of Calgary, and 42 industrial areas. A further 15 communities were included in the civic censuses from 2015 to 2019, bringing the total to 212. Calgary Open Data also confirms six more communities yet to be developed (Alpine Park, Ambleton, Glacier Ridge, Lewisburg, TwinHills, and Symons Valley Ranch).


Centre City

The area collectively known as the Centre City comprises Downtown (including the Downtown West End and Downtown East Village) and the adjacent neighbourhoods of Eau Claire, Chinatown, and the Beltline (including Connaught and Victoria Park).

Within Centre City, those neighbourhoods below that have an area redevelopment plan (ARP) in effect are indicated with "ARP" in parentheses.

Downtown

Downtown Calgary is bordered by 11th Street W. on the west, 3rd Avenue S. and the Bow River on the north, the Elbow River on the east and the CPR mainline tracks on the south.

Downtown neighbourhoods:

  • Downtown West End

  • Downtown Commercial Core

  • Downtown East Village (ARP)

Unofficial districts:

  • Stephen Avenue Retail Core

  • Entertainment District

  • Government District

Other

The remaining Centre City neighbourhoods are predominantly residential and mixed-use. These areas are often considered to be an extension of downtown. Other Centre City neighbourhoods include:

  • Beltline - The Beltline is physically separated from downtown proper by the CPR mainline tracks, and is the densest and most populous neighbourhood in Calgary. It comprises the former neighbourhoods of Connaught on the west and Victoria Park on the east.

  • Chinatown

  • Eau Claire

Inner city

The inner city includes Downtown Calgary and the adjoining communities, and overlays roughly the city limits before 1961. It is delimited by Sarcee Trail to the west; Glenmore Reservoir and Glenmore Trail to the south; Bow River and Deerfoot Trail to the east; and Bow River and 32 Avenue to the north.

The inner city includes the following neighbourhoods (by city quadrant):

  • NE: Bridgeland/Riverside, Crescent Heights, Mayland, Mayland Heights, Renfrew, Tuxedo, Winston Heights - Mountview

  • NW: Banff Trail, Bowness, Crescent Heights, Capitol Hill, Hillhurst, Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill, Montgomery, Mount Pleasant, Parkdale, Point Mckay, Rosedale, Rosemont, St. Andrews Heights, Sunnyside, University Heights, University of Calgary, West Hillhurst

  • SW: Altadore, Bankview, Bel-Aire, Britannia, Cliff Bungalow, Currie Barracks, Lincoln Park, Connaught (district in Beltline), Elbow Park, Elboya, Erlton, Garrison Green, Garrison Woods, Glamorgan, Glenbrook, Glendale, Killarney/Glengarry, Lower Mount Royal, Mayfair, Meadowlark Park, Mission, North Glenmore Park, Parkhill/Stanley Park, Richmond, Rideau Park, Rosscarrock, Roxboro, Rutland Park, Scarboro, Scarboro/Sunalta West, Shaganappi, South Calgary, Spruce Cliff, Sunalta, Upper Mount Royal, Westgate, Wildwood, Windsor Park

  • SE: Albert Park/Radisson Heights, Alyth/Bonny Brook, Burns Industrial, Dover, Erin Woods, Forest Heights, Forest Lawn, Highfield Industrial, Inglewood, Manchester Industrial, Manchester, Ogden Shops, Ogden, Ramsay, Southview, Victoria Park (district in Beltline)

Quadrants

Calgary is divided into four geographic quadrants generally described below.

  • Northwest Calgary – west of a combination of Centre Street/Harvest Hills Boulevard and north of a combination of the Bow River, Sarcee Trail and Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway)

  • Northeast Calgary – east of a combination of Centre Street//Harvest Hills Boulevard and north of a combination of the Bow River, a Canadian Pacific rail line, Centre Avenue and Memorial Drive

  • Southwest Calgary – south of a combination of the Bow River, Sarcee Trail and Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) and west of a combination of Centre Street, a Canadian Pacific rail line, Macleod Trail and Sheriff King Street

  • Southeast Calgary – south of a combination of the Bow River, a Canadian Pacific rail line, Centre Avenue and Memorial Drive and east of a combination of Centre Street, a Canadian Pacific rail line, Macleod Trail and Sheriff King Street

List

The following is a list of all neighbourhoods within the City of Calgary including residential communities, industrial areas, major parks and residual areas by electoral ward.






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