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Welcome to Ainsworth Hot Springs ...

A typical abbreviation for Ainsworth Hot Springs: Ainsworth Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Ainsworth Hot Spngs. or Ainsworth Hot Sprngs.)

Ainsworth Hot Springs was founded in 1883.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Ainsworth Hot Springs: Originally named 'Hot Springs Camp' and then renamed to 'Ainsworth' for Captain John C. Ainsworth (and possibly his son, George J. Ainsworth). Renamed 'Ainsworth Hot Springs' in 1964.

Time Zone: Ainsworth Hot Springs lies 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 travel east from Ainsworth Hot Springs (for example, toward Kimberley), you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Ainsworth Hot Springs: (250) & (778)<1>

The Canadian Postal Code for Ainsworth Hot Springs: V0G<2>

Communities near Ainsworth Hot Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ainsworth Hot Springs.

  • Kaslo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kaslo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaslo
    • Kaslo lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kaslo
  • Crawford Bay
  • Kootenay Bay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kootenay Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kootenay Bay
    • Kootenay Bay lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ainsworth Hot Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kootenay Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kootenay Bay
  • Pilot Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Bay
    • Pilot Bay lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Balfour
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balfour came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balfour
      • Balfour lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balfour
    • Procter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Procter came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Procter
      • Procter lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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    • Gray Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Creek came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Creek
      • Gray Creek lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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    • Sunshine Bay - Historic
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Sunshine Bay. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine Bay
      • Sunshine Bay was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ainsworth Hot Springs
    • Mirror Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mirror Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mirror Lake
      • Mirror Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ainsworth Hot Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mirror Lake
    • Harrop
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrop
      • Harrop lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ainsworth Hot Springs
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ainsworth Hot Springs ...

Looking for more information about Ainsworth Hot Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ainsworth Hot Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ainsworth Hot Springs.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Ainsworth Hot Springs, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ainsworth Hot Springs). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Ainsworth Hot Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ainsworth Hot Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ainsworth Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ainsworth Hot Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ainsworth Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.7333, Longitude: -116.9167    
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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