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A Guide to Fort St. John, British Columbia


Postmark- Fort St. John, British Columbia Location: on the Alaska Highway at Mile 47 - 56°15' N., 120° 51' W.
Population: 19,000 (city), 50,000 service area (2010 estimates).

The economy is based on oil and gas exploration, lumbering and agriculture.




Hotels & Motels in Fort St. John
A complete listing, with addresses, contact numbers and Web site links.

The main street of Fort St. John, British Columbia Charles Bedaux & 'The Champagne Expedition'
The story of one of the most bizarre of all northern expeditions, which passed though Fort St. John in 1934.

City of Fort St. John
A good summary of the city's economy, and cultural and recreational opportunities.

Fort St. John Airport
A brief look at the airport's history, services and facilities.

Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce
An introduction to the city's history, economy and tourist attractions.

Fort St. John - North Peace Museum
An illustrated tour of this excellent museum, from prehistory to the ongoing oil boom.

Frank Worth Beaton
The 1945 obituary of this famous Fort St. John pioneer, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post factor.

High & Wild Wilderness Safaris
Operating from a main lodge and 2 camps in the Muskwa-Kechika region, northwest of Fort St. John.

The History of Fort St. John
From mainland British Columbia's first white settlement to a vibrant modern city.

Monica Storrs
The story of the Fort St. John area missionary who became known as 'God's Galloping Girl'.

North Cariboo Air
Charter service is offered with a fleet of single- and multi-engine aircraft, from Cessna 206 to Twin Otter.

Weather in Fort St. John
Current conditions and a 5-day forecast from Environment Canada (weatheroffice.com).


Sports Complex at Fort St. John, British Columbia, Mile 47 of the Alaska Highway
The swimming pool, arenas and curling rink at Centennial Park.