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Ferguson, British Columbia

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Welcome to Ferguson ...

The origin (or the toponymy) of Ferguson: Named after David Ferguson (1861-1903), an early settler in this area.

Ferguson is 3,210 feet [978 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Ferguson is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Ferguson 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).

Note: If you leave Ferguson and travel east, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Ferguson: (250) & (778)<2>

Communities near Ferguson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Arrowhead - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Beaton   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fosthall   [Map]   ---   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gerrard - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glenbank   [Map]   ---   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Howser   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ferguson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Ferguson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ferguson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferguson ...

Looking for more information about Ferguson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ferguson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ferguson. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ferguson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferguson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ferguson.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Ferguson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ferguson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ferguson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferguson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferguson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 50.6764, Longitude: -117.4769     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Ferguson 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ferguson.