Quesnell Heights, Edmonton
Quesnell Heights is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is bounded by the Rio Terrace neighbourhood across 149 Street to the west, Whitemud Drive to the north and east, the North Saskatchewan River valley to the south.
|• Administrative body||Edmonton City Council|
|• Councillor||Sarah Hamilton|
|• Total||0.21 km2 (0.08 sq mi)|
|Elevation||667 m (2,188 ft)|
|• Density||1,647.6/km2 (4,267/sq mi)|
|• Change (2009–12)||-10.6%|
Approximately 83% of construction in Quesnell Heights occurred during the 1960s with most of the remainder occurring during the 1970s.
In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Quesnell Heights had a population of 346 living in 124 dwellings, a -10.6% change from its 2009 population of 387. With a land area of 0.21 km2 (0.081 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,647.6 people/km2 in 2012.
Vehicle access to Quesnell Heights is limited to the 156 Street overpass over Whitemud Drive and the 159 Street interchange along Whitemud Drive via Rio Terrace and Patricia Heights to the west.
Pedestrian access to the neighbourhood is available from Laurier Heights via a pedestrian bridge over the Whitemud Drive.
Quesnell Park, one hectare in size, is located near the geographic centre of the neighbourhood between Quesnell Road and Quesnell Crescent.
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