telkwaProfilePicIncorporated in 1952, Telkwa has a total land area of 6.52 square Km (2001 Census).  Via Highway 16, the Village is 18 Km south of Smithers.  Telkwa's spectacular natural setting offers extensive outdoor adventure and recreational opportunities. Whether you love to hike into an alpine lake, canoe through white water rapids, ski down fresh powdered slopes, or battle the will of a large Steelhead, Telkwa offers year round wilderness adventures. 
The majority of Telkwa's labour force is employed in sales and service occupations, followed by trades and business, finance and administration. The main industries in the area are forestry, agriculture, and tourism.

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Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Appointed Representative
Brad Layton
Director Brad Layton– Mayor

Pnone: (250) 643-7965
Fax: (250) 846-9572

Village of Telkwa

Area (square kilometers) 7.04  

1415 Hankin Avenue
PO Box 220
Telkwa, B.C V0J 2X0
Phone: (250) 846-5212
Website: Village of Telkwa
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Average House Value 2016 $210,922  
Municipal taxes (annual rate) 2011 $3,232  
Census Population StatsCan 2016 1,327  
Total Private Dwellings 2016 539  

RDBN Electoral Area

Local First Nations

Electoral Area A (Smithers Rural)

Wet'suwet'en First Nation