Kilgard, Abbotsford

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Kilgard
Kilgard is located in British Columbia
Kilgard
Kilgard
Location of Kilgard in British Columbia
Coordinates: 49°04′00″N 122°12′00″W / 49.06667°N 122.20000°W / 49.06667; -122.20000Coordinates: 49°04′00″N 122°12′00″W / 49.06667°N 122.20000°W / 49.06667; -122.20000
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Area code(s) 604, 778

Kilgard is a neighbourhood of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, located a few kilometres east of that city's core, on the north side of the Trans-Canada Highway at the foot of Sumas Mountain. [1] The community and its name are connected with a former brickworks at the site, which produced a good quality fire brick; it was a sister community to Clayburn, which is nearby on the northwest side of Sumas Mountain, which also had a clay mine and brickworks. The Upper Sumas 6 Indian Reserve of the Sumas First Nation is located at Kilgard.[2]

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