Wynndel

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Wynndel
Unincorporated Community
Coordinates: 49°10′47″N 116°33′09″W / 49.17972°N 116.55250°W / 49.17972; -116.55250
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Region Kootenays
Regional district Central Kootenay
Government
 • Governing body Regional District of Central Kootenay
Elevation 530-740 m (−1,900 ft)
Population
 • Total 900
Time zone MST, PST (UTC-7)
Highways 3A
Waterways Kootenay River

Wynndel is a small rural community in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada,[1] approximately 7 km (4 mi) north of Creston. Its population is approximately 900, representing a varied mix of occupations, cultures and income levels.

Economy[edit]

Wynndel's economic base includes a major sawmill, Wynndel Box & Lumber,[2] employing approximately 100 people; a general store with gas pumps, a post office, fishing equipment, liquor and many other supplies; several small businesses servicing the local logging industry; and a number of home-based businesses ranging from bed and breakfasts to art galleries.

Potable drinking water is supplied by the Wynndel Irrigation District.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate is similar to that of Creston, but a bit cooler.

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Coordinates: 49°04′N 116°19′W / 49.06°N 116.31°W / 49.06; -116.31