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Welcome to Rose Prairie ...

A typical abbreviation for Rose Prairie: Rose Pr.

Rose Prairie is 2,240 feet [683 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Rose Prairie is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Rose Prairie lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Note: If you travel south from Rose Prairie (for example, toward Fort Saint John), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

Telephone area codes for Rose Prairie: (250) and (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Rose Prairie: V0C<3>

Communities near Rose Prairie ...

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

Community   2006<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Blueberry River 205   [Map]   187   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cecil Lake   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Charlie Lake   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clairmont   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Doig River 206   [Map]   124   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Doig River   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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 Rose Prairie. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rose Prairie ...

Looking for more information about Rose Prairie? 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.

Looking for more information about Rose Prairie? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rose Prairie, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rose Prairie.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rose Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

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<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 Rose Prairie, 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 Rose Prairie). 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 Rose Prairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rose Prairie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.5167, Longitude: -120.7833     [Map].

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<5>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Rose Prairie 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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