Canmore, Alberta

About Canmore, Alberta

Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located approximately 81km west of Calgary near the southeast boundary of Banff National Park. It is located in the Bow Valley within Alberta's Rockies. The town shares a border with Kananaskis Country to the west and south and the Municipal District of Bighorn No. 8 to the north and east. With a population of 12,288 in 2011, Canmore is the ninth-largest town in Alberta.HistoryCanmore was officially named in 1884 by Canadian Pacific Railway director Donald ...

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