City of Dawson Creek
|Coordinates: 55°45′38″N 120°14′08″W / 55.76056°N 120.23556°WCoordinates: 55°45′38″N 120°14′08″W / 55.76056°N 120.23556°W|
|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)|
|• Density||475.4/km2 (1,231/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||475.4/km2 (1,231/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||475.4/km2 (20.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7|
|Postal Code FSA|
|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. 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.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Census agglomeration of Dawson Creek, British Columbia". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
- ↑ "First Traveler Through Dawson, 1879". The News, Progress Edition. Archived from the original on 2015-05-01. Retrieved 2014-01-05.
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