Place:Hope, British Columbia, Canada

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NameHope
TypeCommunity
Coordinates49.381°N 121.439°W
Located inBritish Columbia, Canada
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Hope is a district municipality located at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla rivers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Hope is at the eastern end of both the Fraser Valley and the Lower Mainland region, and is at the southern end of the Fraser Canyon. To the east over the Cascade Mountains is the Interior region, beginning with the Similkameen Country on the farther side of the Allison Pass in Manning Park. Located east of Vancouver, Hope is at the southern terminus of the Coquihalla Highway and the western terminus of the Crowsnest Highway, locally known as the Hope-Princeton (Highways 5 and 3, respectively), where they merge with the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1). Hope is at the eastern terminus of Highway 7. Hope is a member municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District which provides certain municipal-type services to unincorporated settlements and rural areas.

The District of Hope includes Hope Townsite (the previous Town of Hope) and surrounding areas including the communities of Kawkawa Lake, Silver Creek, Flood, and Lake of the Woods.

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