fortStJamesDistrict of Fort St. James

Incorporated in 1952, Fort St. James offers an abundance of outdoor activities, many focused around Stuart Lake. The area has hundreds of lakes and rivers suited to various water activities, and a vast amount of rolling hills and forests to hike and mountain bike.  The local economy is well diversified, although resource-oriented. The forest industry constitutes the leading sector followed by mining, agriculture and tourism.  


Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Appointed Representative

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Director Martin Elphee - Mayor
Phone: (250) 996-8233  

477 Stuart Drive West
PO Box 640
Fort St. James, BC V0J 1P0
Phone: (250) 996 - 8233
Fax: (250) 996 - 2248

Local First Nations

Tl'azt'en Nation
Binche Whut'en
Nak'azdli Band (contact: 250-996-7171)
Takla Nation

Fort St. James and Surrounding Area Profile

District of Fort St. James Population: 1,386
*2021 Census Data