Cochrane is a popular town located 18 km west of Calgary along Highway 1A. With a population of 34,467 as of 2021, Cochrane is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. Crisp views of the mountains, easy access to Calgary, minutes from Alberta’s greatest playground in Kananaskis Country and 25 mins from the international airport in Calgary, makes this a sought after community!
Cochrane was built on a rich history of ranching and western culture as it established itself in 1881 by Cochrane’s namesake Matthew Henry Cochrane. Cochrane Ranche still sits preserved in the heart of the town. Cochrane was officially incorporated as a town in 1971 and has continued to boom.
Annual Rodeos, Labour Day Parades, Christmas Light Up bring this community together. Cochrane is known for its Big Heart Small Town vibe. You will often see local firemen driving through communities collecting donations for the food drive, or people of all ages enjoying the miles of walking and bike paths.
The tech industry is making an entrance into Cochrane alongside the established industrial industry including a large lumber yard, construction industry, agriculture and retail.
Main street is the heart of the community with its world famous coffee shops, quaint western shops, restaurants and the Cochrane Hotel for a night of dancing!
Lastly, enjoy golfing, hiking, windsports, hangliding, and more in this something for everyone town!
Cochrane’s education is conducted through the Rockyview School Division with over 9 schools and additional schools through the Catholic School District. There are French Immersion Schools, a Christian Schooland and more. Visit the local town of Cochrane Site for more information.
Cochrane Real Estate:
With such a fast growing community Cochrane continues to focus on new builds and infrastructure. As of July 2021, Cochrane’s Median Home sale price reached 425,000, with an average of 40 days on the market for new listings.
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