Aldergrove, British Columbia

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Aldergrove is a small town within the jurisdiction of the The Township of Langley, a municipality within Greater Vancouver. Located at the southeastern edge of both Langley and Greater Vancouver, and nearby to the metropolitan area of Abbotsford, British Columbia just east, Aldergrove has a population of approximately 12,000[1].

Aldergrove is 59 kilometres east of Vancouver and is home to one of the Lower Mainland's five border crossings, connecting Aldergrove and Lynden, Washington.

Aldergrove is served by the #502 Aldergrove/Surrey Central Station bus route. The #502 operates half-hourly trips between Langley Centre and Fraser Hwy and 272nd St. Aldergrove is also served by the #21 Valley Max bus service that connects Aldergrove to Abbotsford.

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Military

The Royal Canadian Navy's primary communication station for the Pacific fleet is located at Naval Radio Site Aldergrove.

Education

As part of School District 35 Langley, Aldergove has one high school, Aldergrove Community Secondary School, four elementary schools, and a middle school

Aldergrove Elementary School used to be an active school until 2007, when protests since 2005 failed to prevent closure due to running under capacity with 189 pupils in 2006. The school is now frequently used for as a filming location.

Additionally, some high school students in the Aldergrove area attend D.W. Poppy Secondary School, which is outside of the generally recognized area of Aldergrove but still within the Langley Township[2].

Attractions

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is located in Aldergrove.

Sports

ClubLeagueSportEstablishedChampionships
Aldergrove Kodiaks
PIJHL
Ice hockey
2008
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See also

References

  1. ^ Township of Langley
  2. ^ Secondary Schools Map, School District #35 Website

External links

Coordinates: 49°03′18″N 122°28′30″W / 49.055°N 122.475°W / 49.055; -122.475