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Around Coldstream ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kelowna. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the southwest of Coldstream. Kelowna has a population of 107,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Vernon. It lies just northwest of Coldstream and has a population of 35,900 people.

For comparison, Coldstream has a population of 9,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Coldstream and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2006
Armstrong   [Map]     4,241   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Chase   [Map]     2,409   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Enderby   [Map]     2,828   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lumby   [Map]     1,634   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Peachland   [Map]     4,883   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Salmon Arm   [Map]     16,012   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Salmon River 1   [Map]     53   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Sicamous   [Map]     2,676   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Summerland   [Map]     10,828   SW   46 miles [74 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Cherryville   [Map]       E   25 miles [40.2 km]
East Kelowna   [Map]       S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ellison   [Map]       S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lavington   [Map]       NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mabel Lake   [Map]       NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
McCulloch   [Map]       S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Okanagan Centre   [Map]       SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Okanagan Landing   [Map]       W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Oyama   [Map]       SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pixie Beach   [Map]       SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rutland   [Map]       S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Shuswap Falls   [Map]       NE   18 miles [29 km]
Wilson Landing   [Map]       SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Winfield   [Map]       SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woodsdale   [Map]       SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Nearby Communities Having TripAdvisor Information ...

While we are unaware of specific information for Coldstream, the following nearby communities do have TripAdvisor Tourism pages:

Communities Explored by TripAdvisor

Armstrong  -  17 miles [27.4 km] to the north [Map]  

Cherryville  -  25 miles [40.2 km] to the east [Map]  

Enderby  -  24 miles [38.6 km] to the north [Map]  

Falkland  -  28 miles [45.1 km] to the northwest [Map]  

Fintry  -  14 miles [22.5 km] to the west southwest [Map]  

Kelowna  -  25 miles [40.2 km] to the south southwest [Map]  

Lumby  -  10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast [Map]  

Salmon Arm  -  34 miles [54.7 km] to the north [Map]  

Vernon  -  5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest [Map]  

West Kelowna  -  28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest [Map]  

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Coldstream. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Coldstream.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coldstream. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

Airports Near Coldstream ...

It's important to note that some of the following airports are in a timezone that is different than Coldstream - which is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). When making plans (such as a reservation), keep in mind that you might need to contend with timezone differences.

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Coldstream.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  Location  NFDC<4>
Vernon Rgnl. (YVE/CYVK)   [Map]     Vernon  CYVK   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]     Kelowna  CYLW   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Salmon Arm Airport(YSN/CZAM)   [Map]     Salmon Arm  CZAM   N   33 miles [53.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Coldstream.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coldstream. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)   [Map]     Kelowna  CYLW   SSW   18 miles [29 km]
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)   [Map]     Vancouver  CYVR   WSW   190 miles [305.8 km]
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)   [Map]     Victoria  CYYJ   WSW   217 miles [349.2 km]
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)   [Map]     Calgary (AB) * CYYC   ENE   235 miles [378.2 km]

Located within the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  Location  NFDC
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)   [Map]     Penticton  CYYF   SSW   53 miles [85.3 km]
Kamloops Airport (YKA/CYKA)   [Map]     Kamloops  CYKA   WNW   64 miles [103 km]
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)   [Map]     Castlegar  CYCG   SE   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)     Location  NFDC
Vernon Rgnl. (YVE/CYVK)   [Map]     Vernon  CYVK   WNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Salmon Arm Airport(YSN/CZAM)   [Map]     Salmon Arm  CZAM   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Quilchena Airport   [Map]     Quilchena  CBT6   W   57 miles [91.7 km]

Detailed Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Kelowna Intl. (YLW/CYLW)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vancouver Intl. (YVR/CYVR)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Victoria Intl. (YYJ/CYYJ)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Calgary Intl. (YYC/CYYC)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Penticton Rgnl. (YYF/CYYF)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kamloops Airport (YKA/CYKA)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
West Kootenay Rgnl. (YCG/CYCG)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Vernon Rgnl. (YVE/CYVK)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Salmon Arm Airport(YSN/CZAM)
  AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coldstream. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The Panormaio photo collection contain pictures for the area around Coldstream:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Coldstream were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts at Coldstream. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coldstream) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Coldstream. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coldstream

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Coldstream), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Coldstream.


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