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Welcome to Parksville ...
The coastal city of Parksville is located on the southeast coast of Vancouver Island (the Strait of Georgia).
While we don't have a date for the founding of Parksville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1925.
Parksville is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<1>.
Time Zone: Parksville 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 Parksville: (250) and (778)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Parksville: V9P<3>
Websites for Parksville ...
Official Website: www.city.parksville.bc.ca/
Chamber of Commerce: www.chamber.parksville.bc.ca/
Communities Also Named Parksville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Parksville - they are located in Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, South Carolina and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Parksville.
Communities near Parksville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Parksville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parksville ...
Looking for more information about Parksville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Parksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Parksville.
Adding Parksville 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 Parksville was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Parksville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Parksville: www.city.parksville.bc.ca/
The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023