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Meadows, British Columbia

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The location of Meadows

Welcome to Meadows ...

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

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

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Meadows 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 Meadows would be found within the (250) and (778)<2> area codes.

Communities near Meadows ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   DirDistance
Chilkoot (AK)   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Dyea (AK) - Historic   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lutak (AK)   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Skagway (AK)   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ben-My-Chree   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bennett - Historic   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Meadows ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 59 communities that are also named Meadows - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (6), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (8), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (4), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Meadows. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Meadows.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meadows ...

Looking for more information about Meadows? 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.

Looking for more information about Meadows? 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 Meadows, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Meadows.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 north past Meadows and then turned east". While Meadows could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Meadows 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 Meadows 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.

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<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.6833, Longitude: -135.0833     [Map].

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