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Village of Cache Creek
Village
Where Cache Creek is found in British Columbia
Where Cache Creek is found in British Columbia
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Region Thompson Country
Regional District Thompson-Nicola
Incorporated 1959
Area
 • Total 10.25 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Elevation 396 m (1,300 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,040
 • Density 101.5/km2 (263/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Website Village of Cache Creek Website

Cache Creek is a Canadian incorporated village and historic transportation in British Columbia, Canada. Cache Creek is in the Thompson Country of the Interior of British Columbia. The population of Cache Creek was 1,040 at the 2011 census. The town of Cache Creek is on the Trans-Canada Highway. It is at the junction of northbound Highway 97. The name Cache Creek is believed to comes from a cache (a buried and hidden supply) and trade goods depot that was used by the fur traders of either the Hudson's Bay Company or the North West Company. The town is sometimes seen as the "twin" to nearby Ashcroft, which is not on the major highway unlike Cache Creek.

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