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Ashcroft, British Columbia

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Welcome to Ashcroft ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Ashcroft had a population of 1,664 people.<1>

The village of Ashcroft is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ashcroft 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).

Area codes for Ashcroft: (250) and (778)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Ashcroft: V0K<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Ashcroft had a population of 1,664 people.

The population of Ashcroft represents 0.04% of the total population of British Columbia (which had 4,113,487 people at that time), making it British Colombia's 70th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,664 people, the population of Ashcroft decreased 8.27% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 1,814 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ashcroft.

Communities near Ashcroft ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ashcroft and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2006
Cache Creek   [Map]   1,037   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clinton   [Map]   578   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fountain Valley   [Map]   ---   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Lillooet   [Map]   ---   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Logan Lake   [Map]   2,162   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Pavilion   [Map]   ---   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ashcroft ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Ashcroft - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Virginia.

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

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 Ashcroft. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashcroft ...

Looking for more information about Ashcroft? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ashcroft, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ashcroft.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Ashcroft. 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.

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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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Ashcroft 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ashcroft - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ashcroft.

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<4>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)'. 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 Ashcroft). 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 Ashcroft or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ashcroft. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ashcroft) 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 Ashcroft. 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 Ashcroft

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashcroft. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.7167, Longitude: -121.2667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ashcroft.