100 Mile House

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100 Mile House
District municipality
District of 100 Mile House[1]
Motto(s): "Centum Salutationes"
100 Mile House is located in British Columbia
100 Mile House
100 Mile House
Location of 100 Mile House in British Columbia
Coordinates: 51°38′31″N 121°17′50″W / 51.64194°N 121.29722°W / 51.64194; -121.29722Coordinates: 51°38′31″N 121°17′50″W / 51.64194°N 121.29722°W / 51.64194; -121.29722
Country  Canada
Province BC/BCE
Region South Cariboo
Regional district Cariboo
Founded 1862
Incorporated 1965
 • Mayor Mitch Campsall
 • MP Cathy McLeod (Conservative)
 • MLA Donna Barnett (Liberal)
 • District municipality 53.29 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Elevation 927 m (3,041 ft)
Population (2011)
 • District municipality 1,886
 • Density 35.4/km2 (92/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,721
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
Area code(s) 250 / 778 / 236
Highways BC 97
Waterways Bridge Creek
100 Mile House's welcome sign

100 Mile House is a Canadian town and district municipality in British Columbia, Canada. 100 Mile House is in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia. The population of 100 Mile House was 1,886 at the 2011 census.[2]

It was first called the Bridge Creek House after the creek that runs through the area.[3] It is known for the many types of birds and for the nearby lakes for boating and fishing, including the Lac La Hache, Canim Lake, Horse Lake, Green Lake, and Bridge Lake. About 8 miles away from 100 Mile House is 108 Mile Ranch.

References[change | change source]

  1. "British Columbia Regional Districts, Municipalities, Corporate Name, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address" (XLS). British Columbia Ministry of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development. Retrieved November 2, 2014. 
  2. "Population". City-Data. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 
  3. "100 Mile House history". South Cariboo Visitor Information Centre. Retrieved 2014-12-31. 

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