Cache Creek, British Columbia

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Village of Cache Creek
Village
Where Cache Creek is found in British Columbia
Where Cache Creek is found in British Columbia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 50°48′50″N 121°19′36″W / 50.81389°N 121.32667°W / 50.81389; -121.32667
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionThompson Country
Regional DistrictThompson-Nicola
Incorporated1959
Government
 • MayorP. A. John Ranta[1]
 • Governing bodyCache Creek Village Council
Area
 • Total10.25 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Elevation
396 m (1,300 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,040
 • Density101.5/km2 (263/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
WebsiteVillage of Cache Creek Website

Cache Creek is a Canadian incorporated village and historic transportation in British Columbia, Canada. Cache Creek is in the Thompson Country of the Interior of British Columbia. The population of Cache Creek was 1,040 at the 2011 census.[2] The town of Cache Creek is on the Trans-Canada Highway. It is at the junction of northbound Highway 97. The name Cache Creek is believed to comes from a cache (a buried and hidden supply) and trade goods depot that was used by the fur traders of either the Hudson's Bay Company or the North West Company. The town is sometimes seen as the "twin" to nearby Ashcroft, which is not on the major highway unlike Cache Creek.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Council". Cache Creek. Retrieved 2014-11-15.
  2. "Census Profile". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2014-11-15.

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