- Cochrane Lake, Alberta
Cochrane Lake is a hamlet in southern Alberta under the jurisdiction of Rocky View County. Statistics Canada also recognizes it as a designated place under the name of Cochrane Lake Subdivision.
Cochrane Lake is located approximately 45 km (23 mi) northwest of the City of Calgary and 1.6 km (1.0 mi) north of the Town of Cochrane on the west side of Highway 22. Cochrane Lake gets it name from Senator Matthew Henry Cochrane who in 1881 founded the Cochrane Ranche (later known as the British-American Ranche) which was a major producer of beef.
Cochrane Lake is also currently the site of a sizeable luxury housing development, managed by property developer Monterra.
- List of communities in Alberta
- List of hamlets in Alberta
- ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities". http://municipalaffairs.gov.ab.ca/documents/msb/2010-ruralmun.pdf. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
- ^ Statistics Canada. "Population and dwelling counts for designated places in Alberta, 2006 and 2001 censuses". http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/popdwell/Table.cfm?T=1302&SR=1&S=1&O=A&RPP=9999&PR=48&CMA=0. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
- ^ "Monterra on Cochrane Lakes, development website". http://www.cochranelakes.com/. Retrieved 2008-08-10
- Karamitsanis, Aphrodite (1992). Place Names of Alberta – Volume II, Southern Alberta, University of Calgary Press, Calgary, Alberta.
- Read, Tracey (1983). Acres and Empires – A History of the Municipal District of Rocky View, Calgary, Alberta.
- Rocky View County's official website
- Rocky View' County's community profile on Alberta First
- Calgary-Edmonton Corridor in Alberta
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