Langley, British Columbia (district municipality)

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The Township of Langley is a district municipality immediately east of the city of Surrey in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is south of the Fraser River and west of Abbotsford. It is part of Metro Vancouver.

It was started in 1827 as Fort Langley as a trading post.[1] The Fraser Canyon Gold Rush in 1858 brought more settlers into the area. The Township of Langley was incorporated on April 26, 1873.

The Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League play at the Langley Events Centre.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Morag Maclachlan, Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1998), p. 18
  2. NLL.com (21 July 2014). "Stealth re-sign trio to open player signing period for 2015 NLL season". National Lacrosse League. Retrieved 27 July 2014.