Place Name: Aldergrove

Feature Type (Year Approved): Neighbourhood (1970), Park (1981)

Name Origins: Botanical


The Dictionary of British Place Names lists Alderford (Ford where alders grow), Alderholt (Alderwood), and Alderley (Woodland clearing where alders grow). As such, it is reasonable to assume that Aldergrove is named for the local alder trees.

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Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie

This neighbourhood is located in the Primrose subdivision. It is likely named for the local alder trees. The most common species of alder in Canada is the speckled alder.

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