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Cochrane is a growing and vibrant bedroom community just minutes west of Calgary's city limits and a 40 Minute commute to Downtown Calgary. With a growing population comes a growing service sector with international retailers like Safeway, Starbucks, and Blockbuster just to name a few. But don't forget home grown favorites like Cochrane Coffee Traders, Guy's Cafe and World Famous McKay's Ice Cream.
With incredible proximity to the Rocky Mountains, Banff National Park, Canmore and Kananaskis Country. Local amenities include the Cochrane Library,Cochrane Ranche, Swimming Pool, Hockey Rinks, Curling Rink, The Links of GlenEagles a 18 Hole Championship Golf Course and kilometers of walking and bike paths along the Bow River.
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Cochrane is a large town in the Canadian province of Alberta. The town is located 22 km west of the city of Calgary, along Highway 1A. With a population of 13,760 (2006), Cochrane is one of Alberta's largest towns and one of the fastest growing communities in Canada.
Cochrane was established in 1881 as the Cochrane Ranche by Senator Matthew Henry Cochrane. It became a village in 1903 and a town in 1971. Today Cochrane is booming and is experiencing rapid growth due to its proximity to Calgary.
Cochrane is situated at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley. It sits at an elevation of 1,186 meters (3,891 ft). The town is intersected by Highway 1A and Highway 22. Cochrane has a reputation for its western culture which can easily be felt when one wanders the streets (particularly Main Street). The town is a popular destination for Ice Cream in its quaint western-oriented stores as well as for windsports, golfing, hiking, and other adventure activities like Extreme Jacks.
Cochrane houses attractions such as Cochrane Ranche Historic Site and Bert Sheppard Stockmen's Foundation Library And Archives, located in the Cochrane Ranchehouse.
Cochrane is home to many annual events each year:
- Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair - Early May
- Dominion Day Tea - Canada Day (July 1st)
- Labour Day Rodeo & Parade - Labour Day weekend
- Terry Fox Run - September
- Christmas Lightup - Late November
Cochrane is home to schools from both the Public Rockyview School Division as well as the Separate Calgary Catholic School District.
As of 2008, there are currently 8 Public and Separate schools in operation within the Town boundaries.
- Rocky View School Division
- Bow Valley High School - Grades 9-12
- Cochrane High School - Grades 9-12
- Elizabeth Barret Elementary School - Kindergarten, Grades 1-4
- Glenbow Elementary School - Kindergarten, Grades 1-4
- Mitford Middle School - Grades 5-8
- Manachaban Middle School - Grades 5-8
- Calgary Catholic School District
- [Holy Spirit - Grades 1-6
- St. Timothy - Grades 7-12
- Nôtre Dame Des Vallées - Kindergarten, Grades 1-4 (French-Catholic school)
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