White Rock, British Columbia

city in British Columbia, Canada

White Rock is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is in Metro Vancouver regional district. In 2011, 19,339 people lived in White Rock. [1] The mayor of White Rock is Darryl Walker. It is known for its pier and the large, white boulder which the city is named after.

City of White Rock
The pier in White Rock
The pier in White Rock
Coordinates: 49°1′11.7″N 122°48′9.4″W / 49.019917°N 122.802611°W / 49.019917; -122.802611
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Regional DistrictMetro Vancouver
FoundedApril 15, 1957
Government
 • MayorDarryl Walker
 • Governing BodyWhite Rock City Council
 • MPRuss Hiebert (Conservatives)
 • MLAGordon Hogg (BC Liberals)
Area
 • Total5.13 km2 (1.98 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total19,339
 • Density3,773.5/km2 (9,773/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Postal code span
V4B
Area code(s)604, 778
WebsiteCity of White Rock Website

References change

  1. "Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census – Census subdivision of White Rock1, CY - British Columbia". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2012. Retrieved December 8, 2012.

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