Abbotsford Info

Community Profile

Absorbed in the beauty and tranquility of the countryside, it is often difficult to fathom the City of Abbotsford as being one of the fastest growing communities in North America.

Libraries

Abbotsford Community Library,

33355 Bevan Ave.

604-853-1753

Clearbrook Library,

31949 G. Ferguson Way

604-859-7814

Community Facts

The City of Abbotsford is one of the fastest growing areas in North America and covers approximately 359.36km. It is bounded by the Fraser River to the north and the US Border at Sumas, WA to the south.

The original town site of Abbotsford was chosen by J.C. Maclure and like many towns across Canada, named for the director of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Henry Abbott was the superintendent of the Pacific Division and also happened to be the brother of Prime Minister Sr. John Abbott.

The population of Abbotsford at last count was 133,497 (in 2011) people with a trading area of close to a quarter of a million.  Abbotsford enjoys an ideal climate, with summer temperatures in the 20º C range and rarely a day in the winter below freezing.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency (Fire, Police, Ambulance) 911
Fire, Non-Emergency 604-853-3566
Abbotsford Police Non-Emergency 604-859-5225
RCMP Freeway Patrol (call collect) 604-792-9933
Poison Control Centre 800-567-8911
Crime Stoppers Tips Line 604-855-8477
Telecare Crisis & Caring 604-852-9099
Crisis Centre (Emotional Crisis) 604-820-1166
Fraser Valley Pregnancy Centre 604-856-9151

TV/Internet

Shaw Cable, 9275 Nowell St. 604-792-8182
TELUS Mobility 1-800-663-3836
TELUS.Net Internet Services 1-800-773-2121

Health Care

Abbotsford Regional Hospital and
Cancer Centre, 32900 Marshall Rd.

604-851-4700

Upper FV Health Unit,
2391 Crescent Way

604-864-3400

Viva Care Clinic

3122 Mt. Lehman Road 
604-381-4102

Regional Health Council &
Continuing Care, 34194 Marshall Rd.

604-556-5000

Bakerview Medical Clinic

14-33324 S Fraser Way
604-853-9853

Newspapers

The Abbotsford News,

34375 Cyril St.

604-853-1144

Government Offices

City of Abbotsford,

32315 S. Fraser Way

604-853-2281

Human Resources Development Canada,

2790 Tims St.

604-859-4891
Service Canada Centre

32525 Simon Ave #100

1-800-622-6232 

Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce,

2462 McCallum Rd.

604-859-9651 

Radio Stations

Star FM,

206-32450 Simon Ave.

604-859-5277

CIVL Radio

3874 Ross Rd
        604-607-5082

Country FM,

318-31935 South Fraser Way

          604-853-4756

Education

School District #34, 2790 Tims St. 604-859-4891
Career Technical Centre, 2272 Windsor St. 604-850-8672
University of the Fraser Valley, 33844 King Rd. 604-853-7441
Sprott Shaw College 1 – 33655 Essendene Avenue 604-504-3323

Post Offices

Abbotsford Canada Post,

2645 Montrose Ave.

604-859-8019

Clearbrook Canada Post,

31949 S. Fraser Way

604-850-6651

Community Services

Abbotsford Community Services,

2420 Montrose Ave.

604-859-7681

Abbotsford Community Foundation,

201 – 2890 Garden Street
604-850-3755

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