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District of Vanderhoof
District municipality
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Region Interior Plateau
Regional district Bulkley-Nechako
Incorporated 1926
Government
 • Mayor Gerry Thiessen
Area
 • Total 54.83 km2 (21.17 sq mi)
Elevation
640 m (2,100 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 4,480
 • Density 81.7/km2 (212/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
Website District of Vanderhoof Website

Vanderhoof is a district municipality in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Vanderhoof is found near the geographical centre in the Interior Plateau region. The population of Vanderhoof was 4,480 in 2011. The mayor of Vanderhoof is Gerry Thiessen.

Vanderhoof is known for their bird sanctuary which is found along the Nechako River. During their yearly migration, the river is passed through by Canada geese, swan, as well as other birds.

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