Rock Creek (British Columbia)

Rock Creek is a settlement ( unincorporated place) in the Boundary Country of British Columbia in Canada at the confluence of Rock Creek with the Kettle River. The settlement is part of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary.


The village was founded in 1860 by the Rock Creek Gold Rush.


The census in 2011 showed a population of 86 inhabitants of the settlement. The population of the settlement has thereby decreased compared to the census of 2006 at 75.2 %, while the population grew throughout the Province of British Columbia at the same time by 7.0%. At the 2006 census lived in the settlement still 347 inhabitants


Rock Creek is located at the junction of the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3) to the Highway 33