Regional District of Central Kootenay
|Regional District of Central Kootenay|
|Administrative office location||Nelson|
|• Body||Board of directors|
|• Chair||Aimee Watson (D)|
|• Vice chair||Ron Toyota (Creston)|
|• Electoral areas|
|• Land||22,094.94 km2 (8,530.90 sq mi)|
|• Density||2.7/km2 (7/sq mi)|
|Most of the district||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (Pacific Daylight (PDT))|
|Electoral areas A, B, and C / Creston (no DST)||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2016 census, the population was 59,517. The area is 22,130.72 square kilometres. The administrative centre is located in the city of Nelson. Other municipalities include the City of Castlegar, the Town of Creston, the Village of Salmo, the Village of Nakusp, the Village of Kaslo, the Village of New Denver, the Village of Silverton, the Village of Ymir and the Village of Slocan (known locally as Slocan City to distinguish it from the appellation "the Slocan" for the entire Slocan Valley).
As a census division in the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Regional District of Central Kootenay had a population of 62,509 living in 28,006 of its 31,588 total private dwellings, a change of 5% from its 2016 population of 59,517. With a land area of 22,078.1 km2 (8,524.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.8/km2 (7.3/sq mi) in 2021.
|Municipality||Government Type||Population 2011||Population 2016||Change|
|Community||Population 2011||Population 2016||Change|
|Wynndel (Parts A+B)||542||597||+10.15%|
- "RDCK welcomes newest Board members and elects Chair, Vice Chair". November 15, 2018. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census divisions, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (British Columbia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
- "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and census divisions". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 3, 2022.