Abbotsford, British Columbia

city located in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia

Abbotsford, British Columbia is a city in British Columbia. The mayor of Abbotsford is Henry Braun. The population is 133,497 from the 2011 census.[4] The Calgary Flames AHL farm team is based in Abbotsford. It is called the Abbotsford Heat.[5]

Abbotsford
City of Abbotsford
Downtown Abbotsford and Central Business District
Downtown Abbotsford and Central Business District
Coat of arms of Abbotsford
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
"Abby", City in the Country, Raspberry Capital of Canada
Motto(s): 
"Unus Cum Viribus Duorum"  (Latin)
"One with the strength of two"
Abbotsford is located in British Columbia
Abbotsford
Abbotsford
Location of Abbotsford in British Columbia
Coordinates: 49°3′N 122°19′W / 49.050°N 122.317°W / 49.050; -122.317Coordinates: 49°3′N 122°19′W / 49.050°N 122.317°W / 49.050; -122.317
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionFraser Valley, Lower Mainland
Regional districtFraser Valley
Established1892
Incorporated1945
Government
 • MayorHenry Braun[1]
 • MPsEd Fast (Conservative)
Jati Sidhu (Liberal)
 • MLA
Area
 • City375.55 km2 (145.00 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (124 ft)
Population
 • City141,397
 • Density376.5/km2 (975/sq mi)
 • Metro
180,518
Demonym(s)Abbotsfordian
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)604, 778
Highways
Hwy 1
Hwy 1A
Hwy 11
Websitewww.abbotsford.ca

ReferencesEdit

  1. City of Abbotsford - City Council
  2. Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census – Census subdivisions
  3. Census Profile, 2016 Census - Abbotsford - Mission [Census metropolitan area], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province]
  4. "Abbotsford, Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada".
  5. "The Official Site of the Abbotsford Heat: Home".

Other websitesEdit

Official city website