is a suburban residential
neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary
. It is bounded by Shawnessy Boulevard to the north, MacLeod Trail to the east, 162 Avenue S to the south and 14 Street W to the west.
Shawnessy was established in 1981. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 13 Alderman Diane Colley-Urquhart.
It is served by the Shawnessy station of the C-Train LRT system. Shawnessy Town Centre is a a regional shopping area located east of the community, and Fish Creek Provincial Park is located north of the neighbourhood.
In 2006 the neighbourhood had a population of 9,498. Residents in this community had a median household income
,687 in 2000, and there were 6.7% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 16.7% of the residents were immigrants
. A proportion of 6.1% of the buildings were condominiums
, and 5.7% of the housing was used for renting
The community is served by Father Doucet Elementary School (catholic) and Janet Johnstone Elementary public school