City of Merritt

The City of Merritt was incorporated in 1911. It is a regional service centre for the Nicola Valley, and is a common stop for travellers, being located at the junction of the Coquihalla Highway system. Merritt is the second-largest community in the TNRD by population.

Population: 7,051*
Land Area: 26.04 km2*
Private Dwellings: 3,149*
Dwelling Occupied by Usual Residents: 2,975*
Main Transportation Routes: Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5), Okanagan Connector (Highway 97C), Highway 8, Highway 5A
*= 2021 Census data

TNRD Representative

Michael Goetz

Mayor, City of Merritt
Tel.: 250-315-5176

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