Rockwood, Winnipeg

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Rockwood
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Coordinates: 49°51′42″N97°10′02″W / 49.8616°N 97.1671°W / 49.8616; -97.1671 Coordinates: 49°51′42″N97°10′02″W / 49.8616°N 97.1671°W / 49.8616; -97.1671
Area
[1]
  Neighbourhood1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
  Metro
5,306.79 km2 (2,048.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [1]
  Neighbourhood4,245
  Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
   Metro
778,489
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Forward sortation area
R3M
Area codes Area codes 204 and 431

Rockwood is a neighbourhood in south central Winnipeg.

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Its borders are Corydon Avenue on the north, Stafford Street on the east, Grant Avenue to the south, and Cambridge Street to the west.

Its land area covers 1.0 km2 (0.39 sq mi), [2] where in 2016 4,245 citizens resided. Fifty-one percent of the neighbourhood's residents age 15 or older are Married or living Common Law. [1]

Adjacent neighbourhoods are Crescentwood to the north, Grant Park to the south, River Heights to the West and Fort Rouge to the East.

Except the homes between Harrow and Stafford Street, the neighbourhood features primarily post WW II single-storey bungalow homes.

Notable businesses in the neighbourhood include The Centre for Natural Medicine, TD Canada Trust, and Royal Bank.

History

Burton Cummings first band The Deverons, used to perform at the Crescentwood Community Centre.[ citation needed ]

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References

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