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AUDREY ABUAN - RE/MAX Real Estate REALTOR®
Homes in Crawford Plains are located in the Southwood community of Mill Woods Edmonton. Residential development in Crawford Plains began in 1978 and continued through the 1980s. Along most of its perimeter, Crawford Plains is bounded by arterial and collector roadways. Another collector road and bus route on 12 Avenue which bisects the neighbourhood.
The focus of the community is a multi purpose public elementary school and recreational site. Residents of Crawford Plains are served by businesses in the Crawford Plains Shopping Centre, as well as the health services, commercial, recreational, and educational facilities of the nearby Mill Woods Town Centre. Together, the three neighbourhoods of Crawford Plains, Daly Grove, and Pollard Meadows comprise the Southwood Community League, which was established in 1980. Crawford Plains Elementary School opened in 1983, and was at one time the largest elementary school in Edmonton.
The Mill Woods Cultural Society of Retired and Semi retired provides English and citizenship classes, recreation facilities, and assistance for new immigrants. Crawford Plains was named for the Honourable Neil Crawford in recognition of his service in municipal and provincial government. Neil Crawford was a member of the Edmonton Historical Board and served on City Council. He was also the MLA for Edmonton Parkallen and a cabinet minister.