Greenwood (British Columbia)

Greenwood is a town in the region Aldi Strict Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, near Rock Creek and Grand Forks. The small town is located on Highway 3, a section of the Crowsnest Highway.


Near the village are the Boundary Falls at Boundary Creek. There is also the Jewel Lake Provincial Park and the Trans Canada Trail and the Dewdney Trail near.


Greenwood was born in 1897 during a gold rush and was once one of the main places of Boundary Country. Later, the place got city rights and kept it, even though the population of santa strong. 1921 a dam on the Boundary Falls for power supply of Greenwood was built.


The census in 2011 showed a population of 708 inhabitants of the community. The city's population has thereby increased since the census of 2006 at 13.8%, while the population in the province of British Columbia at the same time grew by 7.0%.


The village has primary school Greenwood Elementary School.


In Greenwood was among other things the film Snow Falling on Cedars rotated.