Langley BC a Growing City
Langley is a city. It is situated in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Total area of the city is about 306.93 km2. According to the survey in 2011, total population of this city is 104,177. The density of the Langley is 338.2/km2. According to the geographic location, this city is located in the eastern part of Vancouver.
If we look at the history, we found that the first European settlers came to British Columbia from London, Ontario. They were two brothers William and Adam Innes came to British Columbia for the Cariboo goldfields. At the beginning, most of the settlers came to "Innes Corners". It is now known as Langley City. The post office was constructed in this city in 1911. Many small communities were established in this city. The Inter-Urban railroad was constructed in 1910. It was a significant growth of this city. The early pioneers settled in the semi circle of the east of the city Langley. This place was developed as a business and service centre. Due to huge demand and continuous growth, the city of Langley became a separate municipality on March 15, 1955.
This city was inhabited with Stó:lo nations. There are the Katzie and Kwantlen also. Most of the Kwantlen people were directly involved with the salmon trade. At the early, most of the houses in Langley were built of cedar planks. The shape of the houses were as like as others.
There is a francophone elementary school in this city. The Langley Fine Arts School is located in Fort Langley. The Walnut Grove Secondary school is situated in this city. It is the largest school in Langley. About 2000 students are enrolled with this school. There is a campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University in this city. In the center of the Langley, there are Trinity Western University and a private Christian liberal arts university. Langley is connected with Streets and Avenues grid system. Streets run from North to South and Avenues run from East to West. We found a major road after 8th interval. It creates a superblock. O Avenue starts from the US border. Avenue numbers are increased after 8 miles. Some roads break this system. Say an example of Fraser Highway, Glover Road and Old Yale Road. These roads were constructed before the grid system was introduced in this city.
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