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Welcome to Austin Heights ...

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


A typical abbreviation for Austin Heights: Austin Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Austin Heights 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 Austin Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Austin Heights and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirDistance
Burnaby   [Map]   202,799   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Delta   [Map]   96,723   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maple Ridge   [Map]   68,949   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
New Westminster   [Map]   58,549   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
North Vancouver   [Map]   45,165   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Austin Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Austin Heights - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

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 Austin Heights. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austin Heights ...

Looking for more information about Austin Heights? 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.

Looking for more information about Austin Heights? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Austin Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Austin Heights.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for British Columbia

About British Columbia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Austin Heights and then turned east". While Austin Heights could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Austin Heights 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 (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Austin Heights 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 - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Austin Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2500, Longitude: -122.8667     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Austin Heights 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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