Rent Apartments and Houses in Fort Saskatchewan Alberta
Incorporated as a town in 1985, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, population 24,149 (2016 census), 19,051 (2011 census). The city of Fort Saskatchewan is situated northeast of Edmonton, along the North Saskatchewan River, in the prairie parklands. For thousands of years, indigenous people have lived in the region of Fort Saskatchewan. Today, according to the 2016 census, 6 percent of the population of Fort Saskatchewan is classified as indigenous. Four percent are Métis, and the other 2 percent are Inuit and First Nations.
The city was founded as a fort of the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) and then contained a massive provincial gaol; the city is proud of its tradition of "law and order." The area is most notable for its proximity to petrochemical facilities, including Dow Chemical, Sherritt International, Nutrien, and Shell Canada, It is also known for its herd of 50 sheep that eat the grass during the summer months walking the Fort Heritage Precinct. Fort Saskatchewan is an ideal small community for families that love history and a strong sense of communal bounds. Houses for rent in Fort Saskatchewan are waiting for you!