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Welcome to Birken ...



Birken is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Birken 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 Birken: (604) & (778)<2>

Communities near Birken ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Birken.

  • Pemberton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Devine
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devine
  • McGillivray Falls
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McGillivray Falls came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGillivray Falls
  • Pemberton Meadows
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Seton Portage
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seton Portage came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seton Portage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seton Portage <3>
  • Bradian ‑ Historic
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradian
  • Bralorne
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bralorne came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bralorne
  • Bridge River 1
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridge River 1 came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridge River 1
  • Shalalth
    (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shalalth came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shalalth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shalalth <3>
  • Gold Bridge
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Bridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gold Bridge <3>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birken ...

Looking for more information about Birken? 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 Birken, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Birken.

Adding Birken to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Birken was mentioned on a train schedule titled British Columbia Railway (July 1974).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Birken.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Birken. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (604).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we 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.









 

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