Crawford Plains, Edmonton

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Crawford Plains is in the south of Edmonton in the Mill Woods area. It makes up one of the three neighbourhoods of the Southwood community of Mill Woods. Named in honour of Neil Stanley Crawford in 1976, a former cabinet minister for the provincial government. The community is represented by the Southwood Community League located at 18 Avenue and 37 Street. It maintains a community hall and rink.

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Development History

Development began during the 1970s in the neighbourhood according to the 2001 federal census. This is when approximately two out of four (26.4%) of the residential units were built in Crawford Plains. Most of the homes were constructed in the 1980s when close to three out of five (58.2%) were built. The 1990s saw the remaining 14.4% built.

Housing Types And Ownership

Single-family dwellings are the most common type of housing according to the records of the 2005 municipal census, accounting for four out of five (77%) residences in Crawford Plains. Approximately one in six (17%) of all homes are rowhouses, and the remaining 6% fall into the duplex category of housing. The majority (84%) of residential dwellings are owner occupied.


The one school in the neighbourhood is called Crawford Plains School. It is operated by the Edmonton Public School System and is located at 42 Street and 12 Avenue.


Residents are within easy access to the Mill Woods Town Centre shopping centre that is located close by.

The neighbourhood is located at the west boundary of 50 Street, Mill Woods Road East shares its north boundary, bounded to the east by 34 Street, and to the south is the Anthony Henday Drive.


Crawford Plains had a recorded population of 4,394 people living in 1,477 dwellings in 2012 according to the City of Edmonton’s municipal census. This was a 0.4% increase from the last measured population of 4,410 in 2009. Crawford Plains has a land area of 0.59 km2 (0.23 miles2), having a population density of 7,447.5 people/km2 in 2012.

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