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Welcome to Yoho ...

Although we found mention of Yoho during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Yoho was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Yoho to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Yoho, please Contact Us.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Yoho, 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: The area where we believe that Yoho might be (or was) located is 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 leave Yoho and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

We believe that Yoho would be found within the (250) and (778)<2> area codes.

Communities Also Named Yoho ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Yoho - they are located in New Brunswick and Ohio.

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

Communities near Yoho ...

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

  • Field
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Stephen
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephen came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stephen
  • Lake Louise
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Leanchoil
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leanchoil came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leanchoil
  • Castle Junction
    (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
  • McMurdo
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMurdo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMurdo
  • Nicholson
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Edelweiss
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
  • Golden
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
  • Parson
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the southwest)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yoho ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Yoho.

The official website for Province of British Columbia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Yoho and then turned west". While Yoho could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Yoho as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Yoho could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<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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