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District of Vanderhoof

Incorporated in 1926, Vanderhoof is nestled in the beautiful Nechako Valley, Vanderhoof is surrounded by fertile farmlands, kilometers of forests, wilderness waterfalls and many lakes and rivers. The traditional natural resource based economy has diversified slowly, but continues to be forestry, agriculture and tourism based. The town is home to several lumber mills, both large scale and home-based. Forage crops and cattle production are the major agrictulrue products of the area.



Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako Appointed Representative

Gerry Thiessen

Chair, Gerry Thiessen – Mayor 
Phone: (250) 567-4711
Fax: (250) 567-9169

160 Connaught Street
PO Box 900
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0
Phone: (250) 567-4711
Website: District of Vanderhoof

Local First Nations

Saik'uz First Nation

Vanderhoof and Surrounding Area Profile

District of Vanderhoof Population: 4,439
*2016 Census Data