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Welcome to Vallican ...



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

Vallican is 1,970 feet [600 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Vallican 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 Vallican, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Area codes for Vallican: (250) & (778)<2>

Communities near Vallican ...

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

  • Nelson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Castlegar
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castlegar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castlegar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castlegar <3>
  • Slocan
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocan <3>
  • Winlaw
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winlaw
  • South Slocan
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Slocan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Slocan
  • Krestova
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krestova
  • Perrys
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perrys
  • Beasley
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beasley
  • Crescent Valley
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crescent Valley <3>
  • Playmor Junction
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vallican ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Vallican.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vallican - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<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 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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