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Facts About Cochrane, Alberta

10 Interesting Facts About Cochrane, Alberta

Facts About Cochrane

  • Cochrane was established in 1881 as the Cochrane Ranche, after Matthew Henry Cochrane, a local rancher.
  • Cochrane is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta.
  • Cochrane became a village in 1903.
  • Cochrane is situated at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley.
  • Cochrane houses attractions such as Cochrane Ranche Historic Site and Bert Sheppard Stockmen’s Foundation Library And Archives, located in the Cochrane Ranchehouse.
  • Cochrane is also a small industrial centre. Major industries include lumber, construction, retail, and agriculture (ranching).
  • The Estimated Population of Cochrane is 29,227. 
  • Cochrane has a land area of 30.03 km2.
  • Cochrane is 1,159 m above sea level.
  • Cochrane incorporated as a town in 1971.
Facts About Cochrane, Alberta
Facts About Cochrane, Alberta