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Welcome to Dawson Creek ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Dawson Creek, 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.
A typical abbreviation for Dawson Creek: Dawson Crk. (or less commonly used: Dawson Ck. or Dawson Cr.)
The city of Dawson Creek is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Dawson Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Dawson Creek lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).
Area codes for Dawson Creek: (250) and (778)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Dawson Creek: V1G<3>
Websites for Dawson Creek ...
Official Website: www.dawsoncreek.ca/
Communities near Dawson Creek ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dawson Creek.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dawson Creek ...
Looking for more information about Dawson Creek? 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 Dawson Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dawson Creek.
Adding Dawson Creek 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 Dawson Creek was on a map titled Road Map for British Columbia (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Dawson Creek.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dawson Creek: www.dawsoncreek.ca/
The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 19 Feb 2024