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Rainy Hollow, British Columbia

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Welcome to Rainy Hollow ...

Although we found mention of Rainy Hollow during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Rainy Hollow 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 Rainy Hollow to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Rainy Hollow, please Contact Us.

A typical abbreviation for Rainy Hollow: Rainy Holw. (or less commonly used: Rainy Hlw. or Rainy Hllw.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Rainy Hollow 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).

Note: If you leave Rainy Hollow and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT).

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

Communities near Rainy Hollow ...

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

Community   DirectionDistance
Chilkoot (AK)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Covenant Life (AK)   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Haines (AK)   [Map]     SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Klukwan (AK)   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lutak (AK)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Mosquito Lake (AK)   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Rainy Hollow.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rainy Hollow. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rainy Hollow.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rainy Hollow:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rainy Hollow ...

Looking for more information about Rainy Hollow? 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 Rainy Hollow? 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 Rainy Hollow, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rainy Hollow.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Rainy Hollow. 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Rainy Hollow:

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 Rainy Hollow and then turned east". While Rainy Hollow could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Rainy Hollow 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 Rainy Hollow 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 Rainy Hollow.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rainy Hollow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.5500, Longitude: -136.5333     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rainy Hollow.


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