Cochrane Real Estate

Cochrane Alberta Canada


Cochrane, Alberta is a small City just North West of Calgary City Limits. You are in the right place to learn more about Cochrane Communities and search for Real Estate Properties for sale in Cochrane, Alberta. Homes for sale in Cochrane are still considered part of the Calgary Area, and the Calgary Real Estate Board and homes for sale in this area are on the same MLS search criteria. Cochrane is just northwest of Calgary via Crowchild Trail (Or Highway 1A). Nearby Rockyview county, there is a small community named Bearspaw. An elite community with lots of beautiful homes, golf course, and a Farmer's Market that happens every Sunday during the summer months

Cochrane is situated at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley. It sits at an elevation of 1,186 metres (3,891 ft). The town is intersected by Highway 1A and Highway 22. Cochrane has a strong western culture and western presence, which can easily be felt when wandering the Main Street. The town is a popular destination for ice cream and coffee in its quaint western-oriented stores as well as for windsports, golfing, hiking and other adventure activities.



Cochrane Information as of 2018:

Established in 1881
Incorporated as a town in 1971
Population 27,960
Land Area 30.03 km²
Population Density 585.5/km²
Elevation 1,186 Metres
Average Age 36.5
Average Household Income $119,240
YTD residential sales 573 units
YTD benchmark price $420,000
* Source: CREB Housing Statistics Nov 2018

Cochrane Communities:

  • Bow Meadows
  • Bow Ridge
  • Cochrane Heights
  • East End
  • Fireside
  • Glenbow
  • Glen Eagles
  • Heartland
  • Heritage Hill
  • Jumping Pound Ridge
  • River Song
  • Riverview
  • Rivercrest
  • Sunset Ridge
  • The Willows
  • West Point
  • West Terrace
  • West Valley

Things to do in and around Cochrane:

Cochrane Ranche Park
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
Big Hills Springs Provincial Park
Mitford Park 
Cochrane Historical & Archival Preservation Society
Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Main Street Shops
MacKays Ice Cream
Cochrane Farmer's Market
Cochrane Classic Bull Riding
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary


Cochrane is home to schools from the public Rocky View School Division, the separate Calgary Catholic School District, and the Greater Southern Alberta Catholic Francophone Region #4 (CSCFSA).

Elementary schools

Middle schools

High schools

* French immersion

** Catholic

*** Conseil scolaire FrancoSud


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