Carmi, British Columbia

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Carmi is located in British Columbia
Location of Carmi in British Columbia
Coordinates: 49°30′00″N 119°07′00″W / 49.50000°N 119.11667°W / 49.50000; -119.11667Coordinates: 49°30′00″N 119°07′00″W / 49.50000°N 119.11667°W / 49.50000; -119.11667
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia

Carmi is a ghost town in the Boundary Country region of British Columbia, Canada.The town is located on the west side of West Kettle River, east of Penticton, on Hwy 33.[1] Carmi emerged as a silver mining camp just after the turn of the 20th century, named after the nearby mine. By 1910, Carmi had a hotel which was owned by "Trapper" Smith. Crude log homes also existed in Carmi at this time. When the mine ceased operations, the town disappeared after 3 decades of existence. The hotel, called the Smith House, could still be seen in Carmi in 1973.[2]


  1. ^ "Carmi". BCGNIS. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ N.L. Barlee (1973), Gold Creeks and Ghost Towns. Canada West Publications.