Sir Winston Churchill Square

Place Name: Sir Winston Churchill Square  

Name Origins: Commemorative 


English: locative name from any of the many places called Churchill or Church Hill, for example in Somerset, Devon, Oxon, and Worcs, or alternatively a topographic name denoting someone who lived ‘(on the) church hill'.

From: Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

Cultural Affiliation: British

Gender: Male

Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie

Located in the heart of Edmonton, Sir Winston Churchill Square is adjacent to City Hall and the Stanley Milner Library. In 2003 renovations to the square were begun as a 2004 Legacy Project. City Council approved a $12.6 million renovation of the square, including construction of a public pavilion, an interpretive centre and an amphitheatre. Sir Winston Churchill Square is located in the Downtown neighbourhood and has an area of 0.85 ha.

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