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Nisku is located in Alberta
Location of Nisku in Alberta
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Census division No. 11
Municipal district Leduc County
 • Type Unincorporated
 • Mayor John Whaley
 • Governing body
Elevation 705 m (2,313 ft)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Website Leduc County

Nisku is a hamlet and an industrial/business park in Alberta, Canada within Leduc County.[1] It has an elevation of 705 metres (2,313 ft).

The hamlet and industrial/business park are located in census division No. 11 and in the federal riding of Edmonton-Leduc.

The Hamlet of Nisku is located east of the intersection of Queen Elizabeth II Highway (Highway 2) and Highway 625, between the cities of Edmonton and Leduc. More specifically, the hamlet is located within an industrial/business park on the north side of Highway 625 (20 Avenue) between Sparrow Drive and the Canadian Pacific Railway.


  • Nisku Industrial Park 1
  • Demographics 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Nisku Industrial Park

The Nisku Industrial Park or the Nisku Business Park, according to Leduc County and the Nisku Business Association respectively, surrounds the hamlet. The park stretches from Edmonton's southern city limits to Leduc's northern city limits on the east side of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway. It is bisected by Highway 625 (20 Avenue), which becomes Highway 19 west of the Queen Elizabeth II Highway. The southern half of the park is located opposite the Edmonton International Airport.

Established in 1972, the Nisku Industrial Park has emerged as an important service centre for the Edmonton Capital Region and has become one of the largest industrial/business parks in Western Canada.[2] The park is 2,044 hectares in size, is home to over 400 businesses, and employs more than 6,000 workers. Leduc County does not levy a business tax in the park.[2] It has been described as "as large as all of downtown Toronto from the waterfront to Forest Hill".[3]


Statistics Canada has not recently published a population for Nisku.

However, the population of Nisku according to Leduc County's 2005 municipal census is 30.[4]

Industry Canada shows that Nisku's greater rural area had a total population of 952 living in 317 dwellings in 2001. With a land area of 65.5 km2 (25.3 sq mi), its greater rural area has a population density of 11.0/km2 (28/sq mi).[5]

See also


  1. ^  
  2. ^ a b "About Leduc County".  
  3. ^ "Alberta's big mo shifts north". The Globe and Mail (Toronto). 2010-11-01. 
  4. ^ Leduc County. "Leduc County Census 2005". Archived from the original on June 29, 2006. Retrieved March 6, 2013. 
  5. ^  

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