West/Central Mountain area
Ward 8 is an urban ward, situated in the west end of Hamilton on the Niagara Escarpment.
Bordered by the hydro corridor to the south, the Escarpment on the north, Upper Wellington Street to the east, and Garth Street to the west. Ward 8 is divided by the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway.
Home to Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, Chedoke Hospital, St. Joseph’s Mental Health and Wellness Resource Centre and the Chedoke Rail Trail which connects Wards 1 and 8.
Ward 8 is located within the Hamilton and Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authorities watershed.
2018 Ward Boundary Adjustments
Decreased in area (-22%) and decreased in population (-34%)