Cochrane, Alberta is located 18 kilometers from Calgary. Cochrane is the second largest town in Alberta.
Cochrane was first established in 1881. The area was named after Matthew Henry Cochrane who was a rancher in the area. Cochrane became a village in 1903 and a town in 1971.
According to Statistic Canada’s 2011 census, Cochrane has a population of 17,580.
There are several different neighbourhoods in Cochrane including:
Cochrane has average temperatures of -9.6°C in January and 16.4°C in July.
There are many things to see and do in Cochrane, Alberta such as: