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North Vancouver, British Columbia

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Welcome to North Vancouver ...

A typical abbreviation for North Vancouver: N. Vancouver

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, North Vancouver had a population of 45,165 people.<1>

The coastal city of North Vancouver is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: North Vancouver 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 North Vancouver: (604) & (778)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, North Vancouver had a population of 45,165 people.

The population of North Vancouver represents 1.1% of the population of British Columbia (which had 4,113,487 people at that time), making it British Colombia's 15th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 45,165 people, the population of North Vancouver increased 2.43% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 44,092 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Vancouver.

Communities near North Vancouver ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from North Vancouver and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2006
Bowen Island   [Map]   3,362   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Burnaby   [Map]   202,799   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Coquitlam   [Map]   114,565   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Delta   [Map]   96,723   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Westminster   [Map]   58,549   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pitt Meadows   [Map]   15,623   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 North Vancouver. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for North Vancouver ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Vancouver ...

Looking for more information about North Vancouver? 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 North Vancouver, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for North Vancouver.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) North Vancouver. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for British Columbia

About British Columbia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Vancouver:

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for North Vancouver 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 North Vancouver - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for North Vancouver.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in North Vancouver. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Vancouver) 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 North Vancouver. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Vancouver

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Vancouver. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.3167, Longitude: -123.0667     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for North Vancouver.