Langley stretches between Surrey to the west and Abbotsford to the east and is an easy 40 minute drive to Downtown Vancouver. People are seduced by its charm of the quiet suburban life with the twist of city's amenities. Wide open green spaces, ongoing festivals and the mega movie theater keep everyone entertained all year round. It's no wonder Langley has been able to attract over 140,000 residents.
Langley is a mix of rural and urban areas, comprising of almost 75% of agricultural land. Communities include Aldergrove, Brookswood, Campbell Valley, Fort Langley, Walnut Grove, and Willoughby Heights.
Langley has Redwoods Golf Course and Balmont Golf Course, if you like golfing, the Greater Vancouver Zoo and a IMAX theater. Willlowbrook Mall has more than 150 shops.
Fort Langley was formerly a trading post of Hudson’s Bay Company until 1886. The Company used to trade fur, salmon canning and farming. The city grew into a major agricultural center through the 20th century and produced poultry, dairy and cranberries.
The City of Langley has 6 Elementary schools and one Middle school, H.D. Stafford Middle School. There are five major high schools: Brookswood Secondary School, Langley Secondary School, D. W. Poppy Secondary School, Walnut Grove Secondary School, & R. E. Mountain Secondary School. Trinity University is located here, as well as Kwantlen Polytechnic University.