15 Amazing and Surprising Facts About Red Deer, Alberta
Red Deer is a very beautiful and awesome city in Central Alberta, Canada. It is located near midpoint of Calgary Edmonton Corridor and it is surrounded by Red Deer County.
It is one of the 3rd most populous city of Alberta after Edmonton and Calgary. This city is located in aspen parkland, a region of rolling hills which is home to cattle, grain and oil production. Amazing and Surprising Facts About this place make it an amazing place to visit in Canada.
It is a centre for agriculture and oil distribution, and surrounding region is a centre of petrochemical production. It has a population of 100,418 as of Canada 2016 census which makes It is a 3rd city to surpass population count of 100,000 people in Alberta.
Amazing and Surprising Facts About Red Deer
1. This beautiful place was incorporated as a city on 25th March 1913 and a town in June 1901.
2. Caramel Surprise is one of the official cookies.
3. Mickey Beaver appeared in a movie.
4. Part of Glendale neighbourhood west of 59 Avenue and north of 67 Street was called Aspen Heights.
5. It had the very first court case in Canada that included female jurors. This is one of the most Amazing and Surprising Facts About Red Deer.
6. Alpha Dairy, on Gaetz Avenue was the very first milk condensary in the Western Canada.
7. It is having a number of female hockey teams: the Amazons, the Skookums and the Stars.
8. The official name of Water Tower/Green Onion is Horton Water Spheroid. It was one of the tallest water towers in North America.
9. Buffalo Hotel was called the Alberta Hotel which was opened in 1891.
10. Old Court House was a work project in the year 1930.
11. Gaetz Manufacturing Company was one of the first company to manufacture work shirts in Alberta.
12. There were total 3 railways, Alberta central Railway in Mountview, Canadian National Railway Station at the east end of the Ross Street and Canadian Pacific Railway Station at the west end of Ross Street.
13. “Red Deer Advocate” was one of the 6th newspaper which was published in Red Deer.
14. In 1884, the last bison was seen in Red Deer area.
15. The very first outdoor ice rink was opened in 1898 in Red Deer.
You may know everything about Red Deer at: https://www.reddeer.ca/city-government/