Investing in Telkwa, British Columbia



Region:  Nechako

Regional District:  Bulkley-Nechako

A picturesque, historic village, Telkwa is nestled at the confluence of the world-renowned Bulkley and Telkwa Rivers. Surrounded by snow-capped mountain ranges and a myriad of lakes and streams, Telkwa's spectacular natural setting offers extensive outdoor adventure and year round recreational opportunities.

Telkwa is home to parks, playgrounds, established trails and historic buildings, including the restored 1910 St. Stephen's Anglican Church and a one room schoolhouse which is now the Telkwa Museum.

A friendly, safe and growing family oriented community, Telkwa is attractive to potential buyers as it offers a rural setting, with larger lots and lower priced housing. While Telkwa boasts a steadily growing population and a large number of young children, the seniors are provided for as well with Telkwa House, a seniors’ rental housing complex and an active Telkwa Seniors Society.

Telkwa is set for a wide range of interests and needs, with an Elementary School, a Reading Centre, high-speed internet access, building lots, prime commercial spaces, baseball fields, soccer fields, community hall, parks, and retail and homebased businesses.

Welcome to the Telkwa Community Profile where you will find detailed demographic data as well as information about the communities workforce, transportation, energy and utilities, local government and quality of life. The reference information below helps to paint an overall picture of the community and provides a sense of competitive advantages for business, as well as why residents love to work, live and play in Telkwa.


Community Size: 6.76 km²

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