Airdrie is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. The population of Airdrie was 42,564 in 2011. The mayor of Airdrie is Peter Brown. The city was first established as a railway village in 1889 during the construction of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway and is named after Airdrie, Scotland.
City of Airdrie
Aerial view of Airdrie
|Founded||September 10, 1909|
|• Mayor||Peter Brown|
|• Governing body||Glenda Alexander|
|• Manager||Paul Schultz|
|• MP||Blake Richards (Wild Rose - Cons)|
|• MLA||Rob Anderson (Airdrie-Chestermere - Wildrose Alliance)|
|• Total||33.10 km2 (12.78 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,089 m (3,573 ft)|
|• Density||1,286.0/km2 (3,331/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (MST)|
|Website||City of Airdrie Website|
- Government of Canada, Statistics Canada. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses". www12.statcan.gc.ca.