Maple Ridge, British Columbia

City in British Columbia, Canada
Maple Ridge

Photograph of Maple Ridge

GVRD - Maple Ridge.svg

the location of Maple Ridge

Area

Population

265.79 km²

68,949 (2006 census)

Location 49°13'12" N 122°35'56" W
Created 1874
Province

Region

British Columbia

Greater Vancouver

Mayor Ernie Daykin
Time Zone

Postal Code

Area Code

Pacific (UTC-8)

V2X, V2W, V3Z, V4R

604, 778

Maple Ridge is a District Municipality (area with several settlements). It is in British Columbia, Canada.

HistoryEdit

Maple Ridge was created on September 12, 1874. It is the sixth oldest community in British Columbia.[1]

LocationEdit

Maple Ridge is located in southern British Columbia. It is to the east of Vancouver.

Maple Ridge is on the north shore of the Fraser River.[2]

CommunitiesEdit

Maple Ridge is a District Municipality. This means that there are several communities within the official borders of Maple Ridge. These communities are: Albion, East Haney, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Ruskin, Silver Valley, The Ridge, Thornhill, Webster's Corners, Whonnock, and Yennadon.[3]

Notable PeopleEdit

  • Andrew Ladd - 2-time Stanley Cup winning ice hockey player

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Maple Ridge - History and Heritage - About Maple Ridge". Archived from the original on 2010-04-11. Retrieved 2009-12-12.
  2. "Maple Ridge -About Maple Ridge". Archived from the original on 2009-10-17. Retrieved 2009-12-12.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-18. Retrieved 2009-12-12.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)