Situated between Langley to the west, Chilliwack to the east, the Fraser River to the north and the U.S. border to the south, Abbotsford boasts one of the fastest growing economies in Canada, and has now become the 5th largest city in BC. With mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers that inspire and refresh every day, the residents of Abbotsford have discovered that it truly is a spectacular place to live with young families and working individuals drawn to the area for its affordability and superior quality of living.
Experience some of the most beautiful parks and green spaces in Western Canada. Spend a day at Mill Lake or explore the Discovery Trail, an all-season corridor connecting the east and west end of Abbotsford. There's also an exciting and extensive roster of community events for everyone in the family. From the Abbotsford International Air Show to family skating nights, from world class mountain biking on Sumas Mountain to golfing at Ledgeview Golf & Country Club - Abbotsford is dedicated to offering programs and activities for every age group.
For urban conveniences, there's a great mix of local shops and services. Just minutes from Highway 1, the University and new hospital Marshall Mews is one of the best locations to be living in town. Domestic and international travel is easy with the convenience of the Abbotsford International Airport and, for hassle-free commuting into downtown Vancouver, the West Coast Express runs five trains a day/five days a week between Vancouver and the Mission City Station which is just a short drive away. With its natural beauty, incredibly friendly country lifestyle and urban conveniences, it's easy to see why Abbotsford is one of the most refreshing places to live in British Columbia.