Summerland, British Columbia

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District of Summerland

Summerland
District
Nickname(s): 
Town of Festivals
Coordinates: Coordinates: 49°36′02″N 119°40′40″W / 49.60056°N 119.67778°W / 49.60056; -119.67778
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
RegionSouth Okanagan
Regional DistrictOkanagan-Similkameen
Founded1902
Government
 • MayorJanice Perrino
 • Governing BodySummerland City Council
 • CouncillorsLloyd Christopherson
Robert S. Hacking
Orv Robson
Bruce Hallquist
Marty Van Alphen
Peter F. Waterman
Elevation
454 m (1,490 ft)
Population
(2006)
 • Total10,828
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Postal code span
V0H
Area code(s)250
WebsiteTown of Summerland Website

Summerland is a town in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is in the interior of British Columbia, on the west side of Okanagan Lake. The population of Summerland was 10,828 in 2006.[1] The mayor of Summerland is Janice Perrino. It is known for its world renowned wineries. It is also home to the historic Kettle Valley Steam Railway. The town was originally known as Trout Creek and was renamed Summerland in 1902 when Sir Thomas Shaughnessy bought the Barclay Ranch. The nickname for Summerland is Town of Festivals. The sister city of Summerland is Toyokoro, Japan.

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  1. "Population, Age characteristics, Dwellings, Houses, Language, Education, Work, Industry, Earnings, Income, Immigration, Citizenship, Labor". www.city-data.com.

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