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Welcome to Port Coquitlam ...

A typical abbreviation for Port Coquitlam: Prt. Coquitlam

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Port Coquitlam, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 7, 1913.

The city of Port Coquitlam is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Port Coquitlam 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 Port Coquitlam: (604) and (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Codes for Port Coquitlam: V3B, V3C<3>

Websites for Port Coquitlam ...

Official Website:   www.city.port-coquitlam.bc.ca/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tricitieschamber.com/

Adding Port Coquitlam 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Port Coquitlam was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Port Coquitlam on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Port Coquitlam ...

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

  • Vancouver
  • Surrey
  • Burnaby
  • Richmond
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Port Coquitlam
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delta
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Port Coquitlam
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<5>
    • Maple Ridge
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Ridge
      • Maple Ridge lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Port Coquitlam
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Ridge<5>
    • New Westminster
    • North Vancouver
    • West Vancouver
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Vancouver
      • West Vancouver lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Port Coquitlam
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Vancouver came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Vancouver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Vancouver<5>
    • Langley

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Coquitlam ...

Looking for more information about Port Coquitlam? 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 Port Coquitlam, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Coquitlam.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Port Coquitlam: www.city.port-coquitlam.bc.ca/

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Coquitlam - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (604).
<3>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 Port Coquitlam, 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 Port Coquitlam). 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 Port Coquitlam or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Coquitlam) 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 Port Coquitlam. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port CoquitlamOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Coquitlam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.2466, Longitude: -122.7762    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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