Dawson Creek

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City of Dawson Creek
Downtown Dawson Creek, with the Mile "0" post
Downtown Dawson Creek, with the Mile "0" post
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Region Peace River
Incorporated May 26, 1936 (village)
Reincorporated January 6, 1958 (city)
 • MP Bob Zimmer
 • MLA Mike Bernier
 • City 24.37 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Elevation 665 m (2,182 ft)
Population (2011)
 • City 11,583
 • Density 475.4/km2 (1,231/sq mi)
 • Urban 11,583
 • Urban density 475.4/km2 (1,231/sq mi)
 • Metro 11,583
 • Metro density 475.4/km2 (20.8/sq mi)
Time zone Mountain Time Zone (UTC-7)
Postal Code FSA V1G
Area code(s) 250 and 778
Website City of Dawson Creek Website

Dawson Creek is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Dawson Creek is in the northeastern part of British Columbia.

The population of Dawson Creek was 11,583 in 2011.[1] The city is named after a creek that runs through. The creek itself is named after George Mercer Dawson by his land survey team when they passed through the area in August 1879.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census agglomeration of Dawson Creek, British Columbia". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  2. "First Traveler Through Dawson, 1879". The News, Progress Edition. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 

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