Facts About Cochrane
Cochrane was established in 1881 as the Cochrane Ranche, after Matthew Henry Cochrane, a local rancher.
Cochrane is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Cochrane became a village in 1903.
Cochrane is situated at the base of Big Hill in the Bow River Valley.
Cochrane houses attractions such as Cochrane Ranche Historic Site and Bert Sheppard Stockmen’s Foundation Library And Archives, located in the Cochrane Ranchehouse.
Cochrane is also a small industrial centre. Major industries include lumber, construction, retail, and agriculture (ranching).
The Estimated Population of Cochrane is 29,227.
Cochrane has a land area of 30.03 km2.
Cochrane is 1,159 m above sea level.
Cochrane incorporated as a town in 1971.