Place:Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

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NameSpruce Grove
TypeCity
Coordinates53.533°N 113.917°W
Located inAlberta, Canada
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Spruce Grove is a city in the vicinity of Edmonton, Alberta. Like neighbouring Stony Plain it is surrounded by Parkland County.

With a population of 26,171,[1] Spruce Grove is the 9th largest city in Alberta. The Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre is the local theatre, and its TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre is a popular recreation facility. As it is 11 km west of Edmonton, many citizens travel there to shop. However, there are a great number of businesses on the west end that citizens commonly utilize.

The current mayor is Stuart Houston.

Jennifer Heil, the freestyle skier who won the first gold medal for Canada in the 2006 Winter Olympics games in Turin, Italy and a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics is from Spruce Grove, as is Carla MacLeod, a member of the 2010 Canada national women's hockey team.

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