Highwood, Calgary

Highwood, Calgary

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official_name = Highwood
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settlement_type = Neighbourhood

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dot_map_caption = Location of Highwood in Calgary
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = CAN
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = AB
subdivision_type2 = City
subdivision_name2 = flag|Calgary
subdivision_type3 = Quadrant
subdivision_name3 = NW
subdivision_type4 = Ward
subdivision_name4 = 4
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leader_title = Administrative body
leader_name = Calgary City Council
leader_title1 = Alderman
leader_name1 = Bob Hawkesworth
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established_title = Established
established_date = 1954
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area_total_km2 = 0.9
population_as_of = 2006
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population_total = 2152
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population_blank1_title = Average Income
population_blank1 = $57663
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latd= 51|latm= 05|lats= 31|latNS= N|longd= 114|longm= 05|longs= 01|longEW= W
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elevation_m = 1110
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website = [http://www.calgaryarea.com/nw/highwood/highwood.htm Highwood Community Association]
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Highwood is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. it is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by 4 Street W, to the south by 40 Avenue N and to the west by John Laurie Boulevard. Nose Hill Park is located west of the community.

Highwood was established in 1954. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 4 Alderman Bob Hawkesworth. [Cite web| author= Federation of Calgary Communities | url= http://www.calgaryarea.com/nw/highwood/highwood.htm |title= Highwood Community| accessdate= 2007-05-16]


In 2006 the neighbourhood had a population of 2,152.Cite web| url=http://www.calgary.ca/DocGallery/BU/cityclerks/popcomparisonbycomm.pdf | author= City of Calgary | title= Community Population Comparison | year=2006 | accessdate= 2007-05-16] Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,663 in 2000, and there were 7.3% low income residents living in the neighborhood.Cite web| url= http://www.calgary.ca/docgallery/bu/cns/community_social_statistics/ward_4_profile.pdf | title=Ward 4 Profile| author=City of Calgary| year=2004| accessdate= 2007-05-16] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 20.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 30.1% of the housing was used for renting.Cite web| url= http://www.calgary.ca/docgallery/bu/cns/community_social_statistics/highwood.pdf| title= Highwood Community Statistics| author= City of Calgary | year= 2006 | accessdate= 2007-05-16]


The community is served by Colonel Irvine Junior High and Highwood Bilingual Elementary public schools.

ee also

*List of neighbourhoods in Calgary


External links

* [http://www.calgarycommunities.com/communities/highwood.php Highwood Community Association]

Canadian City Geographic Location (8-way)
Northwest = North Haven (Upper)
North =

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