Langdon, AB - Alberta: Welcome to the website of the Langdon Community Association in Langdon, Alberta. The Hamlet of Langdon is located approximately 16 kilometres, or 20 minutes, east of Calgary in the Municipal District of Rocky View in the Province of Alberta. Langdon is located on Highway 797 and is parallel to Highway 560 (Glenmore Trail - Calgary) which is nestled in the rural setting of the Canadian prairies. Langdon provides community services and a business cut ‘es’) setting which is enhanced by recreational activities. Langdon's main street is based on the town from 1908.
On this website you will find local information for sport programs, local community groups, The Langdon Leader, Field House information and booking, and Langdon's online calendar for local events, bookings, and meetings.
This website is a great resource for anyone living in Langdon, looking to move to Langdon or looking to visit our community. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Langdon Days 2012 Schedule Printable Schedule
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Origins of Names of Towns in this Area
Langdon, Alberta: The name Langdon was chosen as Robert Bruce Langdon was one of the contractors who built the C.P.R. He was killed on the track later
Cheadle, Alberta: Cheadle was named after Dr. Cheadle of Milton and Cheadle explorers.
Shepard, Alberta: Similarly to Langdon, Shepard was named after one of the contractors who built the C.P.R.
Indus, Alberta: This is an Indian name meaning a constellation of the stars.
Strathmore, Alberta: The word Strathmore originated in Scotland. It means the Great Valley or the most extensive plain.
Dalemead, Alberta: When the railroad went through, the station was first named Strathmead after the local school. Local residents objected, and through a petition the local Farmer's Union had the first part changed to Dale, as it was located in a valley, Hence came Dalemead.
Langdon's Centennial was July 23 and July 24, 1983. Langdon is now 125 years!
Langdon, Alberta was declared a Village on May 24,1908, with a population of eight hundred. It was called the Good Luck Town, situated on the horseshoe of the C.P.R. There was a large Horseshoe sign erected east of the present Smart's Store (Indus Graphics now). People commented on Langdon's being lucky, NO DEATHS for TWENTY FIVE YEARS, but in 1918, the typhoid epidemic struck.
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