Golden, British Columbia
Golden is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia and is nicknamed "Kicking Horse Country".
Golden was first known as The Cache and Kicking Horse Flats.
Frederick W Aylmer heard about a development west of Banff, Alberta being called Silver City, thought to call this community Golden City. "City" was dropped when the CPR arrived in 1885.
The population is 3,811 from the 2006 census.
Golden is home to the longest freestanding timber frame bridge in Canada called the "Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge".
References[change | change source]
- Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (13 March 2007). "Statistics Canada: 2006 Community Profiles". www12.statcan.gc.ca.
- "NHL Players Born in British Columbia, Canada". Hockey-Reference.com.
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