About Senator Buchanan

Senator Buchanan is a charming neighborhood located in the north-eastern part of Lethbridge, a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. The neighborhood is bounded by the Trans-Canada Highway to the north, Mayor Magrath Drive to the west, 26th Avenue North to the south, and 13th Street North to the east. It is situated near a number of amenities including parks, shopping centers, schools, and healthcare facilities, making it an attractive place to live for families, professionals, and retirees alike.

The neighborhood was named after James Buchanan, a prominent Canadian senator who lived in Lethbridge during the early 20th century. It has a mix of residential and commercial areas, with single-family homes, apartments, and townhouses scattered throughout the neighborhood. The architecture in the area is varied, with styles ranging from traditional to contemporary.

One of the highlights of Senator Buchanan is its many parks and green spaces. The largest of these is Henderson Lake Park, which is located just to the south of the neighborhood. The park features a man-made lake, walking trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas, making it a popular destination for residents of all ages.

In addition, there are several smaller parks throughout the neighborhood that offer a variety of recreational opportunities. Another draw of the neighborhood is its proximity to shopping and dining options. The Mayor Magrath commercial district, located just to the west of the neighborhood, features a wide variety of stores, restaurants, and services.

There are also several grocery stores, pharmacies, and other essential services located within the neighborhood itself. Families with school-aged children will appreciate the range of educational options available in Senator Buchanan.

The neighborhood is served by several public and Catholic schools, including Senator Buchanan Elementary School, Fleetwood Bawden Elementary School, and St. Paul Elementary School. There are also several high schools located within a short drive of the neighborhood.

Senator Buchanan MLS Listings

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Senator Buchanan Homes for Sale

Homes for sale in Senator Buchanan offers a mix of older, well-established properties and newer, modern builds, providing a range of options for buyers. The neighborhood is conveniently located near several amenities, including schools, parks, shopping centers, and public transportation. Whether you're a young family looking for a place to grow or a retiree seeking a peaceful and welcoming community, Senator Buchanan has something to offer.


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Senator Buchanan, Lethbridge
Rating Title Rating Rating (short) description Icon (use .png images)
Livability 69

Ranked 26th neighbourhood in Lethbridge. Ranked 682nd neighbourhood in Alberta. Ranks better than 64% of areas

Amenities A+

Lots of amenities close to this location

Cost of Living A+

Cost of living is 19% lower than Alberta

Crime F

Total crime is 103% higher than Alberta

Employment C-

Household income is 41% lower than Alberta

Housing D+

Home value is 59% lower than Alberta

Schools C

HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Alberta

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What is the total population in Senator Buchanan?
The total population of Senator Buchanan is 2, 094 people.
What are the amenities available in Senator Buchanan?
Senator Buchanan is a mature neighborhood with a mix of residential and commercial properties. There are several parks in the area, including Senator Buchanan Park and Kiwanis Park, which offer playgrounds, picnic areas, and sports facilities. There are also several schools in the area, including Senator Buchanan Elementary School and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute.
What are the transportation options in Senator Buchanan?
Senator Buchanan is well connected to the rest of Lethbridge by several major roads, including Mayor Magrath Drive and 13th Street North. There are also several bus routes that serve the neighborhood, operated by Lethbridge Transit.