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Welcome to Frederick ...

Although we found mention of Frederick during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Frederick was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Frederick to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Frederick, please Contact Us.

When the people of Frederick refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fredericktonian<2>

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Frederick might be (or was) located is 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).

We believe that Frederick would be found within the (250) and (778)<3> area codes.

Communities Also Named Frederick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Frederick - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Frederick ...

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

  • Kamloops
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Logan Lake
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan Lake <4>
  • Skeetchestn
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skeetchestn came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skeetchestn
  • Savona
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savona came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savona <4>
  • Kamloops Junction
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • North Kamloops
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Kamloops came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Kamloops
  • Westsyde
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westsyde
  • Aberdeen
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
  • Walhachin
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Valleyview
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frederick ...

Looking for more information about Frederick? 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.

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

Adding Frederick 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 Frederick was mentioned on a train schedule titled Canadian National Railroad Time Tables (October 1960).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Frederick.

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Frederick and then turned west". While Frederick could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Frederick as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Frederick could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Frederick refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Frederick may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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