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Welcome to Maple Ridge ...

A typical abbreviation for Maple Ridge: Maple Rdg. (or less commonly used: Maple Rdge. or Maple Ridg.)

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Maple Ridge had a population of 68,949 people.<1>

Maple Ridge was incorporated September 12, 1874.

Maple Ridge is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Maple Ridge 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 Maple Ridge: (604) & (778)<3>

The Canadian Postal Codes for Maple Ridge: V2W, V2X, V4R<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Maple Ridge had a population of 68,949 people.

The population of Maple Ridge represents 1.68% of the population of British Columbia (which had 4,113,487 people at that time).

With a 2006 count of 68,949 people, the population of Maple Ridge increased 9.15% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 63,169 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Maple Ridge.

Communities near Maple Ridge ...

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.<5>.

Community   2006
Abbotsford   [Map]   124,258   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Aldergrove   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Langley   [Map]   23,606   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mission   [Map]   34,505   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Westminster   [Map]   58,549   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Maple Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Maple Ridge - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Quebec (2), South Carolina and Wisconsin.

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

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 Maple Ridge. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Maple Ridge.

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

Websites for Maple Ridge ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maple Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Maple Ridge? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Maple Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Maple Ridge.

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) Maple Ridge. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Maple Ridge 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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maple Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (604).

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<4>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Maple Ridge, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Maple Ridge). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Maple Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Maple Ridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maple Ridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Maple Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maple Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maple Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2500, Longitude: -122.5000     [Map].

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