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Welcome to Colwood ...
The coastal city of Colwood is located on the south coast of Vancouver Island (the Juan De Fuca Strait).
While we don't have a date for the founding of Colwood, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.
Time Zone: Colwood 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).
Telephone area codes for Colwood: (250) & (778)<1>
Websites for Colwood ...
Official Website: www.city.colwood.bc.ca/
Communities Also Named Colwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Colwood - it's located in Michigan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colwood.
Communities near Colwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Colwood.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colwood.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colwood. See our Newspapers Page for Colwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colwood ...
Looking for more information about Colwood? 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 Colwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Colwood.
Adding Colwood 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 Colwood was on a map titled Road Map for British Columbia (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Colwood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Colwood: www.city.colwood.bc.ca/
The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024