List of ghost towns in British Columbia

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This is a list of ghost towns in the Canadian province of British Columbia, including those still partly inhabited or even overtaken by modern towns, as well as those completely abandoned or derelict. Region of location and associated events or enterprises are included.

Ghost Towns Alternate Name(s) Locality/Region Regional district Location (BCGNIS) Events/Activity Company town Peak population & era Latest population Lifespan
Aleza Lake Robson Valley, British Columbia Fraser-Fort George 54°07′00″N 122°02′00″W / 54.11667°N 122.03333°W / 54.11667; -122.03333 (Aleza Lake) (BCGNIS) Railway station 200 7 1914–1999
Alice Arm Alice Arm, Observatory Inlet North Coast Kitimat–Stikine 55°29′00″N 129°28′00″W / 55.48333°N 129.46667°W / 55.48333; -129.46667 (Alice Arm) (BCGNIS) Base for mining operations up the Kitsault River to the Cambria Icefield
Allenby Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°25′00″N 120°31′00″W / 49.41667°N 120.51667°W / 49.41667; -120.51667 (Allenby) (BCGNIS) copper mining; see Copper Mountain
Alta Lake now part of Whistler Squamish-Lillooet 50°08′30″N 122°57′20″W / 50.14167°N 122.95556°W / 50.14167; -122.95556 (Alta Lake) (BCGNIS)
Alvin Pitt Lake Fraser Valley 49°36′N 122°38′W / 49.600°N 122.633°W / 49.600; -122.633 (Alvin) (BCGNIS)
Anaconda Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°05′05″N 118°40′59″W / 49.08472°N 118.68306°W / 49.08472; -118.68306 (Anaconda) (BCGNIS) copper mining & smelter Anaconda Copper 1894-1924(?)
Antler Creek Antler Cariboo Cariboo 53°16′N 121°20′W / 53.267°N 121.333°W / 53.267; -121.333 (Antler Creek) (BCGNIS) (location of creek mouth, may be incorrect for settlement) gold
Anyox North Coast (Observatory Inlet) Kitimat–Stikine 55°25′N 129°49′W / 55.417°N 129.817°W / 55.417; -129.817 (Anyox) (BCGNIS) mining & smelter Granby Mining & Smelter Co. 10
Arrowhead Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°42′40″N 117°55′15″W / 50.71111°N 117.92083°W / 50.71111; -117.92083 (Arrowhead) (BCGNIS)
Bamberton Vancouver Island Cowichan Valley 48°35′09″N 123°31′20″W / 48.58583°N 123.52222°W / 48.58583; -123.52222 (Bamberton) (BCGNIS) Cement plant BC Cement Company 1912–1980
Barkerville Cariboo Cariboo 53°04′00″N 121°31′00″W / 53.06667°N 121.51667°W / 53.06667; -121.51667 (Barkerville) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Gold Rush 16,000 100 (staff)
Barkley Valley Cayoosh Range, Lillooet Country Squamish-Lillooet 50°29′N 122°20′W / 50.483°N 122.333°W / 50.483; -122.333 (Barnet) (BCGNIS) Barkley Valley Mines, Ltd - gold/silver 0
Barnet Burnaby (Burrard Inlet) Metro Vancouver 49°18′N 122°55′W / 49.300°N 122.917°W / 49.300; -122.917 (Barnet) (BCGNIS) 0
Baynes Lake East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°14′N 115°13′W / 49.233°N 115.217°W / 49.233; -115.217 (Baynes Lake) (BCGNIS) sawmill & railway Adolph Lumber Company 280
Bennett Bennett Lake, Bennett Lake City Klondike Gold Rush 59°51′00″N 135°00′00″W / 59.85000°N 135.00000°W / 59.85000; -135.00000 (Bennett) (BCGNIS)
Big Bar Sixty Mile, Big Bar Ferry Fraser Canyon Squamish-Lillooet 50°50′00″N 122°49′00″W / 50.83333°N 122.81667°W / 50.83333; -122.81667 (Big Bar) (BCGNIS) (record is for Big Bar Creek) 2,000 50 (IR)
Big Bend Columbia Columbia-Shuswap Big Bend Gold Rush 0
Birmingham Prince George Fraser-Fort George Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction/realty promotion 0
Blackfoot Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen Similkameen Gold Rush 0
Blakeburn Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°28′54″N 120°44′25″W / 49.48167°N 120.74028°W / 49.48167; -120.74028 (Blakeburn) (BCGNIS) Coal Mining Coalmont Collieries (1927–1940) 250 (ca1932) 0
Boothroyd Boothroyd, Canyon Alpine Fraser Canyon Fraser Valley 49°57′55″N 121°29′00″W / 49.96528°N 121.48333°W / 49.96528; -121.48333 (Boothroyd's) (BCGNIS) CPR
Boston Bar Quayome Fraser Canyon Fraser Valley 49°52′N 121°26′W / 49.867°N 121.433°W / 49.867; -121.433 (Boston Bar) (BCGNIS) CPR
Boundary Falls Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°02′00″N 118°42′00″W / 49.03333°N 118.70000°W / 49.03333; -118.70000 (Boundary Falls) (BCGNIS) smelter & railway 0
Bullion Cariboo Cariboo 52°37′N 121°39′W / 52.617°N 121.650°W / 52.617; -121.650 (Bullion) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Gold Rush 0
Bralorne Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 50°46′00″N 122°49′00″W / 50.76667°N 122.81667°W / 50.76667; -122.81667 (Bralorne) (BCGNIS) gold mining 8,000 300
Bradian Bralorne Third Townsite Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 50°46′10″N 122°47′30″W / 50.76944°N 122.79167°W / 50.76944; -122.79167 (Bradian) (BCGNIS) 2,000 20
Brexton Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 50°50′00″N 122°49′00″W / 50.83333°N 122.81667°W / 50.83333; -122.81667 (Brexton) (BCGNIS) 3,000 20
Bridge River Six Mile, Lower Fountains, Lower Fountain Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet 50°50′00″N 122°49′00″W / 50.83333°N 122.81667°W / 50.83333; -122.81667 (Bridge River) (BCGNIS) 3,000 50 (IR)
Britannia Beach Britannia; there were two towns, one called Mount Sheer or The Townsite on the mountain, and The Beach at sea level Howe Sound Squamish-Lillooet 49°38′00″N 123°12′00″W / 49.63333°N 123.20000°W / 49.63333; -123.20000 (Britannia Beach) (BCGNIS) copper mining (hard rock)and milling 1904-1959 Britannia Mining & Smelting Company; 1959-1962 Howe Sound Company; 1962-1974 Anaconda several thousands in the 1940s and 1950s approx. 300 1904-1974 (now site of Britannia Mine Museum)
Brooklyn Boundary Kootenay Boundary 0
Butedale Central Coast Central Coast 53°09′00″N 128°42′00″W / 53.15000°N 128.70000°W / 53.15000; -128.70000 (Butedale) (BCGNIS) 2,000 10
Camborne Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°47′N 117°38′W / 50.783°N 117.633°W / 50.783; -117.633 (Camborne) (BCGNIS)
Camerontown Cameronton Cariboo Cariboo 53°04′30″N 121°30′30″W / 53.07500°N 121.50833°W / 53.07500; -121.50833 (Camerontown) (BCGNIS)
Camp McKinney Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°07′00″N 119°11′00″W / 49.11667°N 119.18333°W / 49.11667; -119.18333 (Camp McKinney) (BCGNIS) 0
Cape Scott Vancouver Island Mount Waddington 50°47′N 128°20′W / 50.783°N 128.333°W / 50.783; -128.333 (Cape Scott) (BCGNIS) religious colony (Danes) 500 10
Carmi Okanagan Kootenay Boundary 49°30′N 119°07′W / 49.500°N 119.117°W / 49.500; -119.117 (Carmi) (BCGNIS) 0
Cascade City Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°12′N 118°12′W / 49.200°N 118.200°W / 49.200; -118.200 (Cascade City) (BCGNIS) 0
Cassiar Cassiar 49°01′N 118°12′W / 49.017°N 118.200°W / 49.017; -118.200 (Cassiar) (BCGNIS) Cassiar Gold Rush and later mining 1,500 0 1952-1992
Cassidy Vancouver Island Nanaimo 49°03′N 123°53′W / 49.050°N 123.883°W / 49.050; -123.883 (Cassidy) (BCGNIS) coal mining 976
Caycuse Vancouver Island Cowichan Valley 48°53′N 124°22′W / 48.883°N 124.367°W / 48.883; -124.367 (Caycuse) (BCGNIS) logging, sawmill & railway British Columbia Forest Products 400+ 52
Centreville Cassiar 59°17′N 129°24′W / 59.283°N 129.400°W / 59.283; -129.400 (Centreville) (BCGNIS)
Cherryville Okanagan (northern Monashees) North Okanagan 50°14′30″N 118°37′00″W / 50.24167°N 118.61667°W / 50.24167; -118.61667 (Cherryville) (BCGNIS) 1000
Circle City Upper Arrow Lake-Kootenay Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°45′40″N 117°26′45″W / 50.76111°N 117.44583°W / 50.76111; -117.44583 (Circle City) (BCGNIS)
Clayburn Abbotsford Fraser Valley 49°05′N 122°16′W / 49.083°N 122.267°W / 49.083; -122.267 (Clayburn) (BCGNIS) clay mining/brickery 0
Coal Creek East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°29′10″N 114°59′00″W / 49.48611°N 114.98333°W / 49.48611; -114.98333 (Coal Creek) (BCGNIS) 0
Coalmont Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°30′37″N 120°41′34″W / 49.51028°N 120.69278°W / 49.51028; -120.69278 (Coalmont) (BCGNIS) Coal Mining Columbia Coal & Coke (est.1911) 400 (c. 1926) 80
Cody Slocan Central Kootenay 49°58′N 117°12′W / 49.967°N 117.200°W / 49.967; -117.200 (Cody) (BCGNIS)
Columbia Boundary Kootenay Boundary (BCGNIS) 0
Comaplix Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°45′N 117°46′W / 50.750°N 117.767°W / 50.750; -117.767 (Comaplix) (BCGNIS)
Copper Mountain Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°19′30″N 120°32′20″W / 49.32500°N 120.53889°W / 49.32500; -120.53889 (Copper Mountain) (BCGNIS) 0
Corbin East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°31′N 114°39′W / 49.517°N 114.650°W / 49.517; -114.650 (BCGNIS) 0
Coryell Gladstone Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°09′N 118°06′W / 49.150°N 118.100°W / 49.150; -118.100 (Coryell) (BCGNIS) Burnt Basin Gold Rush 0
Craigellachie Eagle Pass Columbia-Shuswap 50°58′N 118°43′W / 50.967°N 118.717°W / 50.967; -118.717 (Craigellachie) (BCGNIS) CPR construction
Deadwood Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°06′N 118°42′W / 49.100°N 118.700°W / 49.100; -118.700 (Deadwood) (BCGNIS) 0
Dease Lake Dease Lake Post Cassiar-|Stikine Kitimat–Stikine 58°26′00″N 130°01′27″W / 58.43333°N 130.02417°W / 58.43333; -130.02417 (Dease Lake) (BCGNIS) Cassiar Gold Rush; seat of Cassiar Mining District 500
Derby Old Fort Langley Fraser Valley Metro Vancouver founding of Colony of British Columbia-Fraser Canyon Gold Rush 40 (now rural area in Langley)
Discovery Cassiar 59°36′N 133°33′W / 59.600°N 133.550°W / 59.600; -133.550 (Discovery) (BCGNIS)
Donald Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap 51°29′45″N 117°10′25″W / 51.49583°N 117.17361°W / 51.49583; -117.17361 (Donald) (BCGNIS) CPR construction
Duncan City Howser Kootenay Lake Central Kootenay 50°18′N 116°57′W / 50.300°N 116.950°W / 50.300; -116.950 (BCGNIS)
Dunkeld Manson Creek Omineca Bulkley-Nechako (BCGNIS) Omineca Gold Rush
Eagle Pass Landing Shuswap Columbia-Shuswap 50°57′55″N 118°22′10″W / 50.96528°N 118.36944°W / 50.96528; -118.36944 (Eagle Pass Landing) (BCGNIS) (record is for Eagle Pass) CPR construction near today's Sicamous
East New Hazelton Hazelton area Kitimat–Stikine 55°15′N 127°40′W / 55.250°N 127.667°W / 55.250; -127.667 (East New Hazelton) (BCGNIS) (record is for Hazelton) Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction/realty promotion 0
East Princeton Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 0
Eholt Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°09′30″N 118°32′30″W / 49.15833°N 118.54167°W / 49.15833; -118.54167 (Eholt) (BCGNIS) railway 0
Emory City Emory, Emory Bar Fraser Canyon Fraser Valley 49°31′00″N 121°25′00″W / 49.51667°N 121.41667°W / 49.51667; -121.41667 (Emory City) (BCGNIS) Fraser Canyon Gold Rush & CPR construction 1858–1885
Fairview Okanagan Okanagan-Similkameen 49°10′30″N 119°36′00″W / 49.17500°N 119.60000°W / 49.17500; -119.60000 (Fairview) (BCGNIS) 0
Ferguson Upper Arrow Lake-Kootenay Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°41′N 117°29′W / 50.683°N 117.483°W / 50.683; -117.483 (Ferguson) (BCGNIS)
Field Kicking Horse River Valley, Yoho National Park Columbia-Shuswap 51°39′50″N 116°49′00″W / 51.66389°N 116.81667°W / 51.66389; -116.81667 (Field) (BCGNIS) Railway construction, mining 3,000 170
Fisherville Wild Horse, Kootenai, Kootenay, Kootenais East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°39′19″N 115°35′39″W / 49.65528°N 115.59417°W / 49.65528; -115.59417 (Fisherville) (BCGNIS) Wild Horse Creek Gold Rush 1000 0 1863–1880
Fort Berens Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet 50°41′20″N 121°55′00″W / 50.68889°N 121.91667°W / 50.68889; -121.91667 (BCGNIS) fur trade, gold rush 0 never finished construction; adjacent to Parsonville and Marysville
Fort Fraser Nechako (New Caledonia) Bulkley-Nechako 54°04′N 124°33′W / 54.067°N 124.550°W / 54.067; -124.550 (Fort Fraser) (BCGNIS) 0
Fort Keremeos Fort Similkameen Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°12′N 119°50′W / 49.200°N 119.833°W / 49.200; -119.833 (Fort Keremeos) (BCGNIS) 0
Fort Kilmaurs Fort Babine, Babine Babine Lake (New Caledonia) Bulkley-Nechako 55°19′05″N 126°37′20″W / 55.31806°N 126.62222°W / 55.31806; -126.62222 (Fort Babine) (BCGNIS) 0
Fort Kootenay East Kootenay East Kootenay 0
Fort Rupert Vancouver Island Mount Waddington 50°42′N 127°25′W / 50.700°N 127.417°W / 50.700; -127.417 (Fort Rupert) (BCGNIS) coal mining 0
Fort Shepherd Fort Sheppard, Sheppard West Kootenay Kootenay-Boundary fur trade 0
Fort Steele East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°37′N 115°38′W / 49.617°N 115.633°W / 49.617; -115.633 (Fort Steele) (BCGNIS) Wild Horse Creek War (see Fisherville) staff
Fountain Upper Fountains, The Fountain, Fountain Flats Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet 50°45′00″N 121°53′00″W / 50.75000°N 121.88333°W / 50.75000; -121.88333 (Fountain) (BCGNIS) 300
Freeport Burns Lake area Bulkley-Nechako Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction/realty promotion 0
Galena Bay Galena Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°40′N 117°51′W / 50.667°N 117.850°W / 50.667; -117.850 (Galena Bay) (BCGNIS)
Garibaldi Cheakamus River Squamish-Lillooet 49°58′N 123°09′W / 49.967°N 123.150°W / 49.967; -123.150 (Garibaldi) (BCGNIS railway lodge, ski cabins (see The Barrier)
Gerrard Upper Arrow Lake-Kootenay Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°31′N 117°17′W / 50.517°N 117.283°W / 50.517; -117.283 (Gerrard) (BCGNIS)
Germansen's Landing Germansen Creek Omineca Country Bulkley-Nechako 55°47′N 124°42′W / 55.783°N 124.700°W / 55.783; -124.700 (Germansen's Landing) (BCGNIS) Omineca Gold Rush
Gladstone Coryell Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°09′N 118°06′W / 49.150°N 118.100°W / 49.150; -118.100 (Gladstone) (BCGNIS) Burnt Basin Gold Rush 0
Gold Bridge Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 50°51′N 122°50′W / 50.850°N 122.833°W / 50.850; -122.833 (Gold Bridge) (BCGNIS) 3,000 300
Gold Hill Kootenay Lake Central Kootenay 50°23′N 117°05′W / 50.383°N 117.083°W / 50.383; -117.083 (Gold Hill) (BCGNIS)
Goldfields Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap
Granite Creek Granite City, Granite Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°30′16″N 120°40′50″W / 49.50444°N 120.68056°W / 49.50444; -120.68056 (Granite City) (BCGNIS) Tulameen Gold Rush 2000 (c. 1886) 0
Greenwood Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°06′N 118°41′W / 49.100°N 118.683°W / 49.100; -118.683 (Greenwood) (BCGNIS) copper/galena mining & smelting 8,000 500 1897–present
Green River Soo Valley now part of Whistler Squamish-Lillooet 50°13′N 122°53′W / 50.217°N 122.883°W / 50.217; -122.883 (Green River) (BCGNIS) mill camp, later hippie/skier squat BCR/PGE station was "Parkhurst". BC Geographical Names.
Grouse Creek Cariboo Cariboo Grouse Creek War
Harewood mid-Vancouver Island Nanaimo
Harrison Mills Carnarvon Fraser Valley Fraser Valley 49°15′N 121°57′W / 49.250°N 121.950°W / 49.250; -121.950 (Harrison Mills) (BCGNIS) sawmill & railway 3,000 30
Hedley Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°21′N 120°04′W / 49.350°N 120.067°W / 49.350; -120.067 (Hedley) (BCGNIS) gold mining 300
Hendrix Lake Cariboo Cariboo 52°05′50″N 120°47′25″W / 52.09722°N 120.79028°W / 52.09722; -120.79028 (Hendrix Lake) (BCGNIS) Boss Mountain Mine (molybdenum) Noranda (mining company) 300-500 (late 60's) 6 (approx) 1965-1972 (now primarily a cottage community)
Hill's Bar Fraser Canyon, 10 mi. south of Yale Fraser Valley 49°32′N 121°25′W / 49.533°N 121.417°W / 49.533; -121.417 (Hill's Bar) (BCGNIS) Fraser Canyon Gold Rush 0
Hogem Old Hogem Omineca Bulkley-Nechako Omineca Gold Rush
Holberg Vancouver Island Mount Waddington 50°39′N 128°01′W / 50.650°N 128.017°W / 50.650; -128.017 (Holberg) (BCGNIS) religious colony (Danes); CFB Holberg (DEW Line) 500 10
Howellton Omineca Country Bulkley-Nechako Omineca Gold Rush
Illecillewaet Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap 51°11′N 117°45′W / 51.183°N 117.750°W / 51.183; -117.750 (Illecillewaet) (BCGNIS) CPR construction
Kansas Cariboo Cariboo
Keefers Keefer, Keefer's Fraser Canyon Fraser Valley near North Bend railway (CPR?)
Keithley Creek Cariboo Cariboo 52°46′N 121°25′W / 52.767°N 121.417°W / 52.767; -121.417 (Keithley Creek) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Gold Rush 40
Keremeos Centre Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°12′N 119°50′W / 49.200°N 119.833°W / 49.200; -119.833 (Keremeos) (BCGNIS (record is for Keremeos) 0
Kitsault North Coast (Observatory Inlet) Kitimat–Stikine 55°27′25″N 129°28′36″W / 55.45694°N 129.47667°W / 55.45694; -129.47667 (Kitsault) (BCGNIS) Molybdenum mining & processing. Amax of Canada Ltd. 1200 1978–1983
Laketon Cassiar District 58°42′N 130°06′W / 58.700°N 130.100°W / 58.700; -130.100 (Laketon) (BCGNIS)
Lardeau City Upper Arrow Lake Columbia-Shuswap
Leadville Summit City Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 0
Leechtown Vancouver Island Capital 48°29′N 123°43′W / 48.483°N 123.717°W / 48.483; -123.717 (Leechtown) (BCGNIS) 0
Lemon Creek Slocan Central Kootenay 49°42′N 117°28′W / 49.700°N 117.467°W / 49.700; -117.467 (Lemon Creek) (BCGNIS) Mining, Japanese internment
Lumberton East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°25′N 115°52′W / 49.417°N 115.867°W / 49.417; -115.867 (Lumberton) (BCGNIS) 0
McDame Fort McDame, McDame Post Cassiar 59°11′00″N 129°14′00″W / 59.18333°N 129.23333°W / 59.18333; -129.23333 (McDame) (BCGNIS) Cassiar Gold Rush
McGillivray Falls Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet 50°37′N 122°26′W / 50.617°N 122.433°W / 50.617; -122.433 (McGillivray Falls) (BCGNIS) railway resort
Manson Creek Omineca Bulkley-Nechako 55°40′N 124°29′W / 55.667°N 124.483°W / 55.667; -124.483 (Manson Creek) (BCGNIS) Omineca Gold Rush
Mica Columbia Columbia-Shuswap Big Bend Gold Rush 0
Michel East Kootenay East Kootenay CNP Coal CPR 1200 0 1898–1970
Minto City Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 2,500 0
Monashee Townsite Okanagan 0
Morrissey East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°23′N 115°01′W / 49.383°N 115.017°W / 49.383; -115.017 (Morrissey) (BCGNIS) 0
Morrissey Mines East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°21′15″N 115°00′15″W / 49.35417°N 115.00417°W / 49.35417; -115.00417 (Morrissey Mines) (BCGNIS) 0
Moyie City East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°18′N 115°50′W / 49.300°N 115.833°W / 49.300; -115.833 (Moyie City) (BCGNIS) 450
Natal East Kootenay Sparwood (As of 1966)
Nashton Zwicky Kootenay Lake Central Kootenay 49°55′15″N 116°59′10″W / 49.92083°N 116.98611°W / 49.92083; -116.98611 (Nashton) (BCGNIS)
New Denver Slocan Central Kootenay 49°59′30″N 117°22′55″W / 49.99167°N 117.38194°W / 49.99167; -117.38194 (New Denver) (BCGNIS)
New Hogem Hogem; see also Old Hogem Omineca Country Bulkley-Nechako Omineca Gold Rush
Niagara Boundary Country Kootenay Boundary 49°06′N 118°28′W / 49.100°N 118.467°W / 49.100; -118.467 (Niagara) (BCGNIS) 0
North Bend Boston Bar (Name moved across the river when this community was renamed.) Fraser Canyon Fraser Valley 49°53′N 123°27′W / 49.883°N 123.450°W / 49.883; -123.450 (North Bend) (BCGNIS) CPR
Ocean Falls Central Coast Central Coast 52°21′20″N 127°41′20″W / 52.35556°N 127.68889°W / 52.35556; -127.68889 (Ocean Falls) (BCGNIS) 50
Okanagan Mission Okanagan Central Okanagan 49°49′N 119°29′W / 49.817°N 119.483°W / 49.817; -119.483 (Okanagan Mission) (BCGNIS) (now part of Greater Kelowna)
Olalla Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°16′N 119°50′W / 49.267°N 119.833°W / 49.267; -119.833 (Olalla) (BCGNIS)
Omineca City Omineca Bulkley-Nechako Omineca Gold Rush
Parsonville Parsonsville Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet Fraser Canyon Gold Rush 0
Pemberton Meadows Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet 50°26′30″N 122°55′00″W / 50.44167°N 122.91667°W / 50.44167; -122.91667 (Pemberton Meadows) (BCGNIS) 0
Phoenix Greenwood Camp Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°06′N 118°35′W / 49.100°N 118.583°W / 49.100; -118.583 (Phoenix) (BCGNIS) Copper mining Granby Co. 4,000 (1919?) 0 1891–1951
Pinchi Lake Bulkley-Nechako 54°38′N 124°25′W / 54.633°N 124.417°W / 54.633; -124.417 (Pinchi Lake) (BCGNIS) 0
Poplar Creek Kootenay Lake Central Kootenay 50°25′N 117°08′W / 50.417°N 117.133°W / 50.417; -117.133 (Poplar Creek) (BCGNIS)
Port Douglas Lillooet River-Harrison Lake Fraser Valley 49°46′N 122°10′W / 49.767°N 122.167°W / 49.767; -122.167 (Port Douglas) (BCGNIS) Fraser Canyon Gold Rush 30 (Xa'xtsa people)
Port Essington North Coast North Coast 54°09′N 129°58′W / 54.150°N 129.967°W / 54.150; -129.967 (Port Essington) (BCGNIS)
Porter Landing Cassiar District 58°48′N 130°06′W / 58.800°N 130.100°W / 58.800; -130.100 (Porter Landing) (BCGNIS)
Quesnel Forks Cariboo Cariboo 52°40′N 121°40′W / 52.667°N 121.667°W / 52.667; -121.667 (Quesnel Forks) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Gold Rush
Red Gap Vancouver Island Nanaimo 49°15′11″N 124°10′16″W / 49.25306°N 124.17111°W / 49.25306; -124.17111 (Red Gap) Straits Lumber Co 0 1912-1942 (some milling to 1950)
Retallack Whitewater, White Water Slocan Central Kootenay 50°03′N 117°08′W / 50.050°N 117.133°W / 50.050; -117.133 (Retallack) (BCGNIS)
Richfield Cariboo Cariboo Cariboo Gold Rush
Rock Creek Boundary Kootenay Boundary 49°03′N 119°00′W / 49.050°N 119.000°W / 49.050; -119.000 (Rock Creek) (BCGNIS) 500 (area)
Sandon Slocan Central Kootenay 49°59′N 117°14′W / 49.983°N 117.233°W / 49.983; -117.233 (Sandon) (BCGNIS) 10(area)
Shalalth Bridge River Seton Lake, Bridge River Squamish-Lillooet 50°44′N 122°13′W / 50.733°N 122.217°W / 50.733; -122.217 (Shalalth) (BCGNIS) 5000 700
Similkameen City Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 0
Sointula Malcolm Island (Queen Charlotte Strait) Mount Waddington 50°38′N 127°01′W / 50.633°N 127.017°W / 50.633; -127.017 (Sointula) (BCGNIS) Fabian/socialist colony (Finns) 800
Soo Valley Green River now part of Whistler Squamish-Lillooet 50°10′N 122°55′W / 50.167°N 122.917°W / 50.167; -122.917 (Soo Valley) (BCGNIS)
Spences Bridge Thompson Canyon Thompson-Nicola 50°25′N 121°21′W / 50.417°N 121.350°W / 50.417; -121.350 (Spences Bridge) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Road, CPR
Stanley Cariboo Cariboo 53°02′N 121°43′W / 53.033°N 121.717°W / 53.033; -121.717 (Stanley) (BCGNIS) Cariboo Gold Rush 1500 (in 1900) 0 (?)
Stave Falls Stave Gardens Lower Mainland Fraser Valley 49°13′N 122°21′W / 49.217°N 122.350°W / 49.217; -122.350 (Stave Falls) (BCGNIS) BCER 2-3,000 500 (area)
Steamboat Silverhope Creek, Hope area, Silver Skagit Rd. Fraser Valley small mining town that sprung up during the Skagit Gold Rush 0
Steamboat Mountain Silverhope Creek, Hope area, Silver Skagit Rd. Fraser Valley small mining town that sprung up during the Skagit Gold Rush 0
Steamboat City Silverhope Creek, Hope area, Silver Skagit Rd. Fraser Valley small mining town that sprung up during the Skagit Gold Rush 0
Tashme Hope-Princeton Highway Fraser Valley 49°16′N 121°14′W / 49.267°N 121.233°W / 49.267; -121.233 (Tashme) (BCGNIS) Japanese-Canadian internment camp 0
Tasu Tassoo, Old Tassoo, Tasu Sound Moresby Island, Haida Gwaii North Coast 52°46′N 132°2′W / 52.767°N 132.033°W / 52.767; -132.033 (Tasu) (BCGNIS) gold mine & camp various owners, most lately WesFrob Mines, a subsidiary of Falconbridge 0
Tête Jaune Cache Robson Valley Fraser-Fort George 52°57′57″N 119°25′48″W / 52.96590°N 119.43006°W / 52.96590; -119.43006 (Tête Jaune Cache) (BCGNIS) Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction
Three Forks Slocan Central Kootenay 50°01′00″N 117°17′00″W / 50.01667°N 117.28330°W / 50.01667; -117.28330 (Three Forks) (BCGNIS)
Three Valley Gap Eagle Pass Columbia-Shuswap
Tipella City Tipella Harrison Lake Fraser Valley 49°44′00″N 122°09′00″W / 49.73335°N 122.14999°W / 49.73335; -122.14999 (Tipella City) (BCGNIS) real estate promotion/townsite
Tranquille Sanatorium Padova City, Tranquille Kamloops Thompson-Nicola Tuberculosis Sanatoria 1907-1983
Trout Lake City Trout Lake Upper Arrow Lake-Kootenay Lake Columbia-Shuswap 50°39′05″N 117°32′25″W / 50.65131°N 117.54036°W / 50.65131; -117.54036 (Trout Lake City) (BCGNIS)
Tulameen Otter Flat Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 49°32′45″N 120°45′35″W / 49.54589°N 120.75970°W / 49.54589; -120.75970 (Tulameen) (BCGNIS)
Upper Keremeos Similkameen Okanagan-Similkameen 0
Volcanic City Boundary Kootenay Boundary 1 0
Waldo East Kootenay East Kootenay 49°12′N 115°13′W / 49.200°N 115.217°W / 49.200; -115.217 (Waldo) (BCGNIS) 0
Walhachin Thompson Thompson-Nicola 50°45′31″N 121°01′16″W / 50.75864°N 121.02118°W / 50.75864; -121.02118 (Walhachin) (BCGNIS) 150
Waterloo West Kootenay Central Kootenay after abandonment, location of ferry operated by Doukhobor community 150
Zincton Slocan Central Kootenay 50°02′00″N 117°12′00″W / 50.03333°N 117.19996°W / 50.03333; -117.19996 (Zincton) (BCGNIS)

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Bruce Ramsey, Ghost Towns of British Columbia, Mitchell Press, Vancouver, 1963, OCLC: 39371
  • T W Paterson, Encyclopedia of ghost towns & mining camps of British Columbia, Stagecoach Pub., Langley, 1979, ISBN