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Surrey, British Columbia

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Welcome to Surrey ...

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Surrey, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated November 10, 1879.

Time Zone: Surrey 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 Surrey: (604) and (778)<1>

Websites for Surrey ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Communities Also Named Surrey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Surrey - they are located in California, Illinois, Indiana, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Prince Edward Island and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Surrey ...

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

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 Surrey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Surrey.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Surrey ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Surrey:

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (604).
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Surrey) 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 Surrey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SurreyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Surrey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.1401, Longitude: -122.8192    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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