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Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Mile Zero, Alaska Highway



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The Basics

  • Agriculture is one of the region's major activities. The Peace River district has over 32% of the total agricultural-reserved land in British Columbia, and among many other crops, produces 86% of the province's wheat, oats and barley.

Population: 11,583 in city; 18,114 in area (2011 figures)

Attractions

  • Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway
  • Walter Wright Pioneer Village
  • Gardens North - a cooperative of individual gardens, located at the Pioneer Village.
  • Golf at the 18-hole Dawson Creek Golf & Country Club, or the 9-hole Farmington Fairways.
  • Kin Park Walking Path
  • Art Gallery
  • Railway Museum

Neighbouring Communities:


Dawson Creek, BC postmark

Dawson Creek Links

History
Arts & Crafts
Maps
Accommodations
Other Businesses
More Information



History

South Peace Historical Society
The society was formed in 1952 to collect, preserve and display information related to the history of the Peace River area, and has an excellent history online.

Dawson Creek in 1948
Seven photos of Dawson Creek and area, from a couple's trip home from Alaska in September 1948.


Arts & Crafts

The Grain Elevator / Art Gallery
The story of how a huge industrial building was moved and converted to a unique gallery.

Dawson Creek Art Gallery


Maps

Dawson Creek Map
A detailed interactive map showing all city streets.


Other Businesses

Dawson Creek Mall


More Information

South Peace Community Resources Society

City of Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek Tourism

Dawson Creek Public Library

Community Futures
Assistance for business people, from planning and loans to mentoring and counseling.

Dawson Creek Chamber of Commerce

Dawson Creek Weather
The current conditions and 5-day forecast from Environment Canada.

School District 59
Schools, special programming and much more.

Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Information from Wikipedia.