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Grovedale, Alberta

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Grovedale, Alberta

Grovedale is located in Alberta
Location of Grovedale Alberta

Grovedale is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16.[1] It is located on Highway 666 south of Grande Prairie. It is just south of the Wapiti River valley, amidst farmland and ranchland at the northern limits of the boreal forests and aspen parkland in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.


  • History 1
  • Climate 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4


  • 1928: William and Mary Gabler settle in Grovedale.
  • 1934: Ferry service commences by donations. T.E. Cooke owned and operated the ferry.
  • 1939: Post office and general store open. Farmers start growing alfalfa in their fields.
  • 1945: First school opened with a class of 14 children.
  • 1958: Electrical lines reach Grovedale. Bridge crossing the Wapiti River opens.
  • 1963: Another school comes to Grovedale, from a small community 9 kilometres south of Grovedale.
  • 1967: The second school is renovated and named Penson Elementary School.
  • 1970s: Natural gas lines reach Grovedale.
  • 1975: Grovedale Community Centre was built.


See also


  1. ^  
  2. ^ "Grovedale, Alberta". Canadian Climate Normals 1981–2010 (in English & French). Environment Canada. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 

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