Gibbons is a small town in central Alberta, north of Edmonton best known for its multiple military members. It was named for William R. Gibbons who settled in the area and was created from the merger of two smaller communities: Astleyville and Battenburg.
In the spring and summer, minor baseball and soccer teams are offered at the numerous soccer pitches and ball diamonds. Lacrosse is also becoming increasingly popular with Gibbons' youth. Although the town does not yet host its own teams, the surrounding communities of Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park, and St. Albert. Gibbons is situated on the southern banks of the Sturgeon River and is home to many sporting facilities, a curling club which hosts the annual Saville Country Classic Junior Bonspiel and ice hockey teams.
Over the last decade, there have been several new houses built with more of a demand for newer and more affordable homes north of Edmonton. View homes for sale in Gibbons Alberta below.