Village of Ashcroft

The Village of Ashcroft was incorporated in 1952. Ashcroft is the only true desert in Canada, based mainly on annual rainfall and water evaporation. The community is a popular destination for film productions due to its unique topography, and is home to the largest inland port in B.C.

Population: 1,670*
Land Area: 50.86 km2*
Private Dwellings: 876*
Dwelling Occupied by Usual Residents: 793*
Main Transportation Routes: Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), Highway 97C
*= 2021 Census data

TNRD Representative

Barbara Roden

Board Chair
Mayor, Village of Ashcroft
Tel.: 250-457-0789

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