Electoral Area "P" (Rivers and the Peaks)
Electoral Area “P” (Rivers and the Peaks) is the smallest in size of the 10 TNRD Electoral Areas, and also the highest-populated. The area includes the north side of the South Thompson River, many rural lakeside communities, and the North Thompson Valley between Kamloops and Louis Creek.
Population: 4,023* (including First Nations reserves: 8,386)
Land Area: 1,546 km2*
Main Communities: Pritchard (North), Rivershore, Pinantan Lake, Paul Lake, Heffley Lake, Whitecroft, McLure, Black Pines, Knauff Lake
Main Transportation Routes: Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1), Yellowhead Highway (Highway 5)
*= 2021 Census data