Satelite Communities


The City of Airdrie is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada with 49,560 (2013) people located 10 minutes north of Calgary. With a wide range of housing options available in both new and established neighbourhoods, people are discovering that Airdrie offers a small town lifestyle with big city amenities.


Surrounding Chestermere Lake, the town of Chestermere started off as a summer village and was incorporated as a town in 1993. It has a seen a steady population increase to 17,203 (2014). With its close proximity to Calgary (20 minute drive to downtown), Chestermere is a popular residential location for workers in downtown Calgary.


Cochrane has a reputation for its Western culture which is evident in its downtown core, especially on Main Street. Also known for its quaint shops, including coffee and ice cream, it is a key tourist destination any time of the year. With a population of 20,708 (2014) and only 40 minutes to downtown Calgary, Cochrane’s population is booming.


Crossfield is a quiet place, home to 2,861 (2011) people, numerous green spaces, a bustling residential market and a solid industrial sector, often heralded as a “small town with plenty of atmosphere”. Only 43 minutes to Calgary’s downtown core and located in the Calgary-Edmonton corridor the population is growing quickly.


Okotoks is a young, vibrant and sustainable community of 26,319 (2013) situated on the Sheep River. The community has devised a plan that focuses on self-sufficiency and sustainable living. With downtown Calgary only a 39 minute drive away Okotoks is a convenient place to live as well as a beautiful one.


Strathmore offers its 12,352 (2012) residents all the benefits of country living and town services wi th easy access to Calgary (43 minutes to downtown). There is a wide choice in restaurants, hospitality and shopping, meaning that Strathmore is developing into a thriving country town.