Place Name: Avonmore
Feature Type (Year Approved): Neighbourhood (1954), Park (1967)
Name Origins: Commemorative, Royal
Ireland. Counties Cork, Sligo, and Wicklow. 'The big river'.
From: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names
Cultural Affiliation: British
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
Algernon William Yelverton, Viscount Avonmore was an Irish peer and adventurer who stopped in Edmonton en route to his 1897 expedition to the Klondike Gold Rush. During the mid-1950s, parts of Avonmore were also called the Avonmore Addition.
Neighbourhood Avonmore, Old Strathcona, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Neighbourhood Avonmore, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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