Abbotsford (City) / Peardonville
    

Phone : (604) 853-2281
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Abbotsford, BC (Nearby: Clearbrook, North Poplar, South Poplar, Gifford, Matsqui)

  • Peardonville
  • Abbotsford

32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, British Columbia
V2T 1W7


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Abbotsford - J.C. Maclure, who chose the original townsite, is sometimes said to have named the town after Abbotsford, the baronial mansion that Sir Walter Scott built with the profits from his novels.
  • In a letter of 1924, however, Maclure declared that, when the town was laid out in 1889, he named it after Harry Abbott, general superintendent of the Pacific Division of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
  • Abbott, in his day a great man in the province, was a brother of Sir John Abbott, Prime Minister of Canada in 1891-2.
  • Peardonville - Named in 1894 after Richard Peardon, a local farmer who became the first postmaster.
  • …from G.P.V. Akrigg and Helen B. Akrigg British Columbia Place Names 3rd Edition 1997


Peardonville

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Nearby:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Mill Lake, 2km
  • Laxton Lake, 5km
  • Judson Lake, 6km
  • McKee Peak, 8km
  • Page Lake, 11km
  • Silvermere Lake, 14km
  • Hatzic Lake, 14km
  • Hayward Lake, 18km
  • Sumas Mountain, 12km
  • Iron Mountain, 19km
  • Dewdney Peak, 18km
  • Taggart Peak, 15km
  • Chadsey Lake, 16km
  • Whonnock Lake, 20km
  • Rolley Lake, 22km
  • Hoover Lake, 23km
  • Cannell Lake, 23km
  • Sumas Peak, 17km
  • Devils Lake, 24km
  • Allan Lake, 23km
  • Nicomen Mountain, 23km
  • Davis Lake, 28km
  • Blue Mountain, 26km
  • Sayres Lake, 30km
  • Mount Crickmer, 30km
  • Mount St. Benedict, 29km
  • McKay Lake, 30km
  • Vedder Peak, 21km
  • Vedder Mountain, 21km
  • Thurston Lake, 28km
  • Morgan Lake, 33km
  • Alouette Lake, 33km
  • Pine Lake, 33km
  • Mike Lake, 29km
  • Florence Lake, 34km
  • Twin Lakes, 34km
  • Mirror Lake, 30km
  • Sonny Lake, 32km
  • Beautiful Lake, 32km
  • Stave Lake, 36km
  • Evans Peak, 34km
  • Mount Nutt, 35km
  • Mount Gatey, 36km
  • Deroche Mountain, 29km
  • Chilliwack Mountain, 25km
  • Salsbury Lake, 36km
  • Alouette Mountain, 34km
  • Peaceful Lake, 33km
  • Blanshard Peak, 35km
  • Jacobs Lake, 33km