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About Our Kootenay-Boundary Communities


The City of Castlegar is centrally located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia within the Selkirk Mountain Range in the West Kootenay. At the Southern tip of Arrow Lake and the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers, Castlegar is an active city in a beautiful location.

Castlegar is only 615 kilometers from both Vancouver, BC and Calgary, AB. It is also only 233 kilometres (145 miles) north of Spokane, WA USA and 684 kilometers (425 miles) to Seattle, WA USA.

The city is at 450 meters elevation above sea-level and 18 square kilometers in size with a population of approximatily ~7600 and growing.

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