Roosville, British Columbia

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Roosville is located in British Columbia
Location of Roosville in British Columbia
Coordinates: 49°00′04″N 115°03′10″W / 49.00111°N 115.05278°W / 49.00111; -115.05278Coordinates: 49°00′04″N 115°03′10″W / 49.00111°N 115.05278°W / 49.00111; -115.05278
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Area code(s) 250 / 778 / 236
Highways BC 93

Roosville, British Columbia, Canada is a tiny farming community bordering the U.S. state of Montana near Lake Koocanusa, at the southeast corner of Tobacco Plains Indian Reserve No. 2.[1] The Roosville border crossing is a primary entry into Southeast British Columbia from Northwest Montana. The name of this community derives from the family Roo, early settlers in the area. The name was conferred in honour of a Roo family member who was postmaster[citation needed].

The community in Montana, across the Canada–United States border, is also named Roosville, as is the US port of entry.[2][3]

Aboriginal name[edit]

The traditional name in the Ktunaxa language for this site is ¿/u¿/uqa, pronounced tsoo-tsoo-qa.[4]

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