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Evanston is a community in the north west quadrant of the city of Calgary.

Development of the community started in the early 2000's and is ongoing. The community consists mainly of single family homes and town-homes. The western edge of the neighbourhood, closest to Symons Valley Road is known as Creekside.

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Lots of green spaces with natural ravines and ponds. Playgrounds and parks to be enjoyed by the residents.

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One of the few communities in the Symons Valley area located west of Symons Valley Road, just south of Symons Valley Parkway.

Easy access to Stoney Trail which provides quick access to downtown or to most areas in and out of the city.

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Hidden Valley is the neighbour to the south divided by Stoney Trail. On the east side of Symons Valley Road is the community of Kincora.


There is shopping at the Creekside Shopping Centre in the community, as well as at the Beacon Heights Shopping Centre nearby.

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Calgary Board of Education

Elementary Cambrian Heights
640 Northmount Drive NW (Cambrian Heights)

Junior High Georges P. Vanier
509 - 32nd Avenue NE (Tuxedo)

Senior High James Fowler
4004 - 4th Street NW (Highland Park)

Calgary Catholic School District

K-6 St. Bede
333 Bermuda Drive NW (Beddington Heights)

K-6 St Pius X
2312 - 18th Street NW (Capitol Hill)

K-9 St. Helena
320 - 64th Avenue NW (Huntington Hills)

7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)

Senior High Notre Dame
11900 Country Village Link NE (Coventry Hills)

Population: 6,594

Owner Occupied: 91 per cent

Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue

Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 25 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 19 minutes

Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 46 minutes

This community rated:

52 out of 100

Walk Score

From Evanston to Calgary North West