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Serving Calgary, Alberta | High River Toyota

Serving Calgary, Alberta | High River Toyota

Calgary, Alberta


Nestled where the Bow River and Elbow River meet is the city of Calgary, Alberta. Known for the lush natural landscapes that surround the city and friendly atmosphere, we here at High River Toyota are proud to serve this community. Here’s a look at the history of the area and some wonderful things to do if you find yourself in Calgary.
 

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Though Calgary wasn’t settled officially until 1875, the area was the home of native people for more than 11,000 years before the first settlement. In September of 1875, a fort was built by the first North West Mounted Police detachment at the convergence of the Bow and Elbow rivers. This fort eventually became known as Fort Calgary, named for the Calgary Bay in the Isle of Mull, Scotland.

In 1883, the settlement saw rapid growth when the Canadian Pacific Railway built a train station there. In 1884, it officially became incorporated as a town and elected its first mayor, George Murdoch. It became known as The City of Calgary in 1894, and over the beginning of the 20th century saw an incredible amount of growth. This was mostly due to the Hudson’s Bay Company establishing a trade post there and many European settlers moving to the area in response to the offer of free “homestead” land.

Now, this great city’s economy continues to thrive with many residents being employed by the energy sector. From being host to the Calgary Stampede, one of the largest rodeos in the world, to its natural beauty, there’s no doubt that Calgary is a wonderful place to be.

 

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901 11th Ave Se
High River
AB
T1V1P2

Hours

  • Monday
    8:30am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday
    8:30am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday
    8:30am-8:00pm
  • Thursday
    8:30am-8:00pm
  • Friday
    8:30am-5:00pm
  • Saturday
    8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sunday
    Closed

Contact Information

901 11th Ave Se
High River, AB T1V1P2
Phone: (403) 652-1365
Fax: (403) 652-1688
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