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Welcome to Deroche ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Deroche, 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 1925.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Deroche: Named after Joseph Deroche, an early settler in this area.
Deroche is near sea level<1>.
Time Zone: Deroche 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 Deroche: (604) & (778)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Deroche: V0M<3>
Communities near Deroche ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Deroche.
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 Deroche. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Deroche.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Deroche. See our Newspapers Page for Deroche.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deroche ...
Looking for more information about Deroche? 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 Deroche, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Deroche.
Adding Deroche 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 Deroche was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Deroche.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024