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Maple Ridge

Photograph of Maple Ridge

GVRD - Maple Ridge.svg

the location of Maple Ridge

Area

Population

265.79 km²

68,949 (2006 census)

Location 49°13'12" N 122°35'56" W
Created 1874
Province

Region

British Columbia

Greater Vancouver

Mayor Ernie Daykin
Time Zone

Postal Code

Area Code

Pacific (UTC-8)

V2X, V2W, V3Z, V4R

604, 778

Maple Ridge is a District Municipality (area with several settlements). It is in British Columbia, Canada.

History

Maple Ridge was created on September 12, 1874. It is the sixth oldest community in British Columbia.

Location

Maple Ridge is located in southern British Columbia. It is to the east of Vancouver.

Maple Ridge is on the north shore of the Fraser River.

Communities

Maple Ridge is a District Municipality. This means that there are several communities within the official borders of Maple Ridge. These communities are: Albion, East Haney, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Ruskin, Silver Valley, The Ridge, Thornhill, Webster's Corners, Whonnock, and Yennadon.

Notable People

  • Andrew Ladd - 2-time Stanley Cup winning ice hockey player
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