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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).

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

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

Communities near Ainsworth Hot Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Balfour   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crawford Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Gray Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Harrop   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kaslo   [Map]   1,072   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kootenay Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Ainsworth Hot Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ainsworth Hot Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ainsworth Hot Springs:

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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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).

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<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.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 (or directions), 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     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Ainsworth Hot Springs 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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