If you are not familiar with Edmonton, it is hard to know which neighbourhood is the best for you. Unlike most cities, income demographic communities are sparatic here. It is common to have house prices range by over a million dollars throughout several of our neighbourhoods. It is also common to have a high crime rate only a few blocks away from a low crime rate community. To learn more about each community, feel free to browse each community content.
If you are a nature lover, Edmonton offers several low crime, river valley communities filled with walking trails and bike paths in the southwest enjoy spending time outdoors observing wild animals and plants. If you prefer to be beachfront, go fishing, take out the boat, or be near the water on a daily basis, view homes for sale in Parkland County and Summerside.
For those who enjoy more of a metropolitan lifestyle, homes near the downtown core in Oliver and near Mill Creek are a must to check out. These diverse neighbourhoods are extremely walkable with "mom & pop" shops, restaurants, pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, ample nightlife and the streets are flooded with people during our popular summer festivals.
Each Edmonton community is famous for something. Research your community and learn more. The top five historical districts in Edmonton are:
- Glenora was originally part of a river lot farm homesteaded by Malcolm Groat, the namesake of Groat Road.
- Griesbach was the originally military base in Edmonton.
- Riverbend established in 1970, best known for its luxury houses and beautiful ravines.
- Mill Creek electoral district wasn't created until 1996. It is named for the Mill Creek Ravine which runs through Edmonton. but is best known for École J. H. Picard French Immersion Catholic School.
- Kaskitayo communities are named after historical chiefs and were once flooded with bison and buffalo.