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Welcome to Paterson ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Paterson, 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.

Time Zone: Paterson 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).

Note: If you travel east from Paterson, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Telephone area codes for Paterson: (250) & (778)<1>

Communities Also Named Paterson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Paterson - they are located in Manitoba, New Jersey and Washington.

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

Communities near Paterson ...

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

  • Trail
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Rossland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Fruitvale
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Warfield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warfield
  • Montrose
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
  • Northport
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • East Trail
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Tadanac
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tadanac
  • West Trail
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Sunningdale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paterson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paterson.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paterson. See our Newspapers Page for Paterson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paterson ...

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

Adding Paterson 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 Paterson was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Paterson.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paterson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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