Greenwood: Canada's Smallest City - Greenwood, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 05.213 W 118° 40.643
11U E 377527 N 5438469
Quick Description: Greenwood: Canada's Smallest City welcome sign is located at the junction of Hwy. 3 (Crowsnest Hwy.) and Wellington Street.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 4/10/2013 8:34:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMGTYD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
Located along Highway #3 between Midway and Grand Forks, Greenwood is the smallest city in Canada with a mere population of 676 residents.

It was incorporated in 1897 and was one of the mining boom towns in the area. However, after World War One, the mining boom collapsed and Greenwood was all but deserted.

It was revived in 1942 when about 1200 Japanese Canadians were interned there. Some of them remained after the camp was closed in 1946.

Not only is Greenwood, Canada’s smallest city, it was officially named the municipality for having the best tasting water in the world by the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting in West Virginia in 2012.
Type of community: Town

Visit Instructions:
More pictures of the sign would be great. Try and take a picture of yourself with it if you can!
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