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the city of wetaskiwin

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The name Wetaskiwin means “the hills where peace was made” in Cree.  

A cultural hub located in Central Alberta, our City offers all the amenities of big-City life while maintaining the peaceful, connected atmosphere prevalent in smaller centres.  

Located only 35 minutes from Edmonton and 25 minutes from the International Airport, Wetaskiwin is a city with a rich history.  

Founded in 1892—two years after work began on the C&E Railway (Calgary to Edmon-ton)—Wetaskiwin became a town in 1902 and a city in 1906, making it one of Alberta’s oldest cities.  

Now having grown to just under 13,000 people, with an average home price of 

$250,000, Wetaskiwin is a great place to live. 

why wetaskiwin?

Amenities

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  • Wetaskiwin Public Library
  • Wetaskiwin Hospital
  • Wetaskiwin Transportation Society Handi-Van
  • Wetaskiwin Regional Airport


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Stay Active

Stay Active

  • Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics & Fitness
  • Golfing
  • Western Lanes Bowling
  • By-the-Lake Park
  • Diamond Jubilee Park
  • Ashoro Park




Shopping

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

  • City of Wetaskiwin Historic Downtown
  • Auto Mile
  • Wetaskiwin Mall
  • Farmer’s Market

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

  • Manluk Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • Wetaskiwin Allied Arts and Crafts Centre
  • Wetaskiwin Cinemas
  • Wild West Gallery
  • Caelin Art Gallery