- Welcome to Abbotsford
- New to Canada?
- Archway Community Services Multicultural and Immigrant Services
Welcome to Abbotsford
The City of Abbotsford is situated in the central Fraser Valley of British Columbia and covers approximately 370 squared kilometers, making it the largest municipality by area in the Lower Mainland. Abbotsford is known as the City in the Country, surrounded by agricultural lands that anchor the economy. The economy is also fuelled by the manufacturing and the aerospace sectors. The City has a dynamic and vibrant business community that is continuing to expand. Our temperate climate, multi-cultural city and clean environment provide a quality of life that draws skilled creative people from around the world. Our university, UFV, was awarded A grades for education quality, student-faculty interface and registration process.
Please explore our website to view the multitude of City services local government provides as we continue to work toward our vision of being the City to which all other cities aspire to be – welcome to Abbotsford!
New to Canada?
The cultural diversity of Abbotsford is a source of enrichment and strength for the City. Visit our diversity page to see what what our City is doing to support the integration of newcomers into the community.