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Silverdale, British Columbia

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Welcome to Silverdale ...

Although we found mention of Silverdale during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> We believe that Silverdale had a post office at one time. We have done a cursory search and haven't been able to find any evidence that the community still exists.

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

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Silverdale 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).

Communities near Silverdale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Abbotsford   [Map]   123,864   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Langley   [Map]   23,606   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maple Ridge   [Map]   68,949   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mission   [Map]   34,505   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pitt Meadows   [Map]   15,623   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Silverdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Silverdale - they are located in Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Silverdale. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Silverdale ...

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

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) Silverdale. 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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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 Silverdale and then turned east". While Silverdale could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Silverdale 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 Silverdale 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Silverdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Silverdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Silverdale. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 49.1500, -122.4000   [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Silverdale 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Silverdale.


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