Abbotsford Info

Community Profile

Absorbed in the beauty and tranquility of the countryside, it is often difficult to fathom the City of Abbotsford as being one of the fastest growing communities in North America.

Libraries

Abbotsford Community Library
33355 Bevan Ave. 
604-853-1753

Clearbrook Library
31949 G. Ferguson Way 
604-859-7814

Community Facts

The City of Abbotsford is one of the fastest growing areas in North America and covers approximately 359.36km. It is bounded by the Fraser River to the north and the US Border at Sumas, WA to the south.

The original town site of Abbotsford was chosen by J.C. Maclure and like many towns across Canada, named for the director of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Henry Abbott was the superintendent of the Pacific Division and also happened to be the brother of Prime Minister Sr. John Abbott.

The population of Abbotsford at last count was 141,397 (in 2019) people with a trading area of close to a quarter of a million.  Abbotsford enjoys an ideal climate, with summer temperatures in the 20º C range and rarely a day in the winter below freezing.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency
(Fire, Police, Ambulance) 911

Fire, Non-Emergency
604-853-3566

Abbotsford Police Non-Emergency
604-859-5225

RCMP Freeway Patrol (call collect)
604-792-9933

Poison Control Centre
800-567-8911

Crime Stoppers Tips Line
604-855-8477

Telecare Crisis & Caring
604-852-9099

Crisis Centre (Emotional Crisis)
604-820-1166

Fraser Valley Pregnancy Centre
604-856-9151

TV/Internet

Shaw Cable, 9275 Nowell St.
604-792-8182

TELUS Mobility
1-800-663-3836

TELUS.Net Internet Services
1-800-773-2121

Lightspeed.ca
(604) 482-1192

Health Care

Abbotsford Regional Hospital and
Cancer Centre, 32900 Marshall Rd.
604-851-4700

Upper FV Health Unit,
2391 Crescent Way
604-864-3400

Viva Care Clinic
3122 Mt. Lehman Road 
604-381-4102

Regional Health Council &
Continuing Care, 34194 Marshall Rd.
604-556-5000

Bakerview Medical Clinic
14-33324 S Fraser Way
604-853-9853

Newspapers

The Abbotsford News
34375 Cyril St.
604-853-1144

Government Offices

City of Abbotsford
32315 S. Fraser Way
604-853-2281

Human Resources Development Canada
2790 Tims St.
604-859-4891

Service Canada Centre
32525 Simon Ave #100
1-800-622-6232 

Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce,
2462 McCallum Rd.
604-859-9651 

Radio Stations

Star FM
206-32450 Simon Ave.
604-859-5277

CIVL Radio 
3874 Ross Rd
604-607-5082

Country FM
318-31935 South Fraser Way
604-853-4756

Education

School District #34
2790 Tims St.
604-859-4891

University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Rd.
604-853-7441

Sprott Shaw College
1 – 33655 Essendene Avenue
604-504-3323

Post Offices

Abbotsford Canada Post
2645 Montrose Ave.
604-859-8019

Clearbrook Canada Post
31949 S. Fraser Way
604-850-6651

Community Services

Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Ave.
604-859-7681

Abbotsford Community Foundation
201 – 2890 Garden Street
604-850-3755