Fort St. James

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Oldest established community in B.C. (Est. 1806)

Founded by explorer Simon Fraser in 1806, this community fast became the headquarters for his "New Caledonia". Situated in a stunning setting of lakes and mountains, this community offers an array of activities for visitors and residents alike.

Where are we...

Fort St. James is located 160 kilometres (100 miles) northwest of Prince George on Highway 27 (off Highway 16)


673 metres (2,208 ft) above sea level.


City: 1,927


Yearly: Precipitation: 47.4 cm (18")


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Average: July 15.6C (55 F) January -12.5C (11F)

Area Guides...

Fort St. James Visitor Information Centre (Year Round)
115 Douglas Avenue, Box 1164
Fort St. James, BC, V0J 1P0

Web Links...

REDI - the Stuart Nechako Regional Economic Development Society
Fort St. James Online
BC Adventure - Fort St. James

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