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Overview of Colwood, British Columbia, Canada

Colwood, British Columbia is home to 13 745 (2001) residents. It is a very strong community with many different things to experience while there. The city is located 10 km west of downtown Victoria in the area of the Western Communities. It is home to many historical sites where tourists and visitors can explore. Take a look at the landmarks spread across the city of Colwood, BC.

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  • Population: 13 745
  • Population Density: 807.7/km²
  • Area: 17.76/km²
  • Latitude: 48°25?25?N
  • Longitude: 123°29?29?W
  • Weather: See Forecast
  • Time Zone: Pacific
  • Language: English
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History of Colwood, British Columbia

Although the history of Colwood has not been around for that long, the city is very proud of the heritage. Incorporated as a city in 1985, Colwood's roots date back to the 18th century and because of that, the town has many historical landmarks to see and explore.

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Colwood's Demographics

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Colwood's Climate

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Education in Colwood, British Columbia

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Transportation around Colwood, British Columbia

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Tourism and Attractions of Colwood

Some tourist attractions that you will find in Colwood, British Columbia are the best known landmarks like Hatley Castle. It is a castle like building that was originally built as a residence for James Dunsmuir, premier and later lieutenant governor of BC. One can also visit the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, the Bear Mountain Arena and the library facilities.

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Geography of Colwood, British Columbia

Colwood is located on Vancouver Island to the southwest of Victoria, BC. The city lies within the boundaries of the Capital Regional District within an area called the Western Communities.

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Colwood's Government

The city's government is consists of Jody Twa, the Mayor of Colwood, and six city councilors, Cynthia Day, Carol Hamilton, Goride Logan, Jason Nault, Ernie Robertson, and David Saunders.

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Colwood's Economy and Industry

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Colwood's Culture and Significant Events

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Sports in Colwood, British Columbia

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Media of Colwood

Colwood has a community newspaper that is also distributed to the other Western Communities. The paper is very dedicated to its residents and wants to bring them the most pressing issues in print form. You can read the paper or you can check their website online.

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