- Calgary - "Be Part of the Energy" -
Are you moving within Calgary or are you thinking of moving to Calgary? With a metropolitan population of almost 1.5 million people is the most populous city in Alberta. Calgary is a progressive, vibrant, multi-cultural city with so many recreational opportunities within and around Calgary. With it's close proximity to the mountains and over 10 ski hills/mountains/resorts within 300 kms including Canada Olympic Park located within the city limits. Calgary also has over 1000 km of paved bikeways that weave their way through the city and along the Bow River, Elbow River, and Fish Creek. The real estate in Calgary is vast and expansive and no matter what you and/or your family are looking for, My Calgary Home Realty will help you with your needs.
Calgary's road grid system divides it into four quadrants. The grid begins at Centre Street and Centre avenue, which would be where the Centre Street Bridge is located over the Bow River just on the northern edge of downtown. The airport is found in the city's NE quadrant and is easily accessible via Stoney Trail or Deerfoot Trail. Downtown has many access points no matter where you live. And with the imminent completion of Stoney Trail around the entire city, your access to the foothills and mountains and all parts of the city is quick and easy!
Calgary is well known for it's internationally acclaimed Calgary Zoo, Spark Science Centre, Calgary Stampede, Calgary Flames hockey club, host of of 1988 Winter Olympics, Studio Bell, Nose Hill Park, world class blue ribbon fishing in the Bow River throughout the city, and the city that invented the Ceasar drink. Calgary is an amazing city with so much to offer, especially for the outdoor recreationalist!
Surrounding Area and Satellite Cities
Calgary has a number of cities and towns that are all an hours drive within Calgary's downtown. Some examples:
Airdrie - population of 70,000 & 6 kilometres north of the city limits & 32 kilometres from downtown Calgary;
Canmore - population of 15,000 & 80 kilometres west of the city limits & 100 kilometres from downtown Calgary;
Chestermere - population of 20,000 & 3 kilometres east of city limits & 18 kilometres from downtown Calgary;
Cochrane - population of 30,000 & 15 kilometres northwest of the city limits & 35 kilometres from downtown Calgary;
Okotoks - population of 30,000 & 15 kilometres south of the city limits & 50 kilometres south of downtown Calgary;