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Welcome to Big Eddy ...

Although we found mention of Big Eddy during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Big Eddy was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Big Eddy to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Big Eddy, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Big Eddy might be (or was) located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

We believe that Big Eddy would be found within the (250) and (778)<2> area codes.

Communities near Big Eddy ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Albert Canyon   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Arrowhead - Historic   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beaton   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Canyon Hot Springs   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
Craigellachie   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Malakwa   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Big Eddy.

Communities Also Named Big Eddy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Big Eddy - they are located in Alabama, Idaho and Kentucky.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Eddy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Eddy. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Eddy:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Eddy ...

Looking for more information about Big Eddy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Big Eddy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Eddy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Big Eddy.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Big Eddy. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for Province of British Columbia: www.gov.bc.ca/


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Big Eddy:

Panoramio.com





Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Big Eddy and then turned east". While Big Eddy could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Big Eddy as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Big Eddy could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Big Eddy.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Big Eddy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Big Eddy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Eddy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.0000, Longitude: -118.2167     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Big Eddy.



 
 
 

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