|Cranbrook, British Columbia|
|Motto: Heart and Soul of the Kootenay Rockies|
|Regional District||East Kootenay|
|- City Mayor||Ross Priest|
|- Governing body||Cranbrook City Council|
|- MP||Jim Abbott|
|- MLA||Bill Bennett|
|- City||25. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. British Columbia (ˌbrɪtɨʃ kəˈlʌmbiə ( BC) ( (la Colombie-Britannique C The Canadian Province of British Columbia is divided into regional districts. The House of Commons (Chambre des communes is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and James "Jim" Abbott, PC, MP (born August 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Conservative member The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is one of two components of the Parliament of British Columbia, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor This Bill Bennett should not be confused with Bill Bennett, former B Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 14 km² (9. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 71 sq mi)|
|Elevation||921 m (3,021 ft)|
|- City||18,267 (ranked 209th)|
|- Density||726. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 5/km² (1,881. 6/sq mi)|
|- Metro||25,268 (ranked 99th)|
|- Metro Density||5. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central The table below lists the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada by population using data from the Canada 2001 Census[http //www12 3/km² (13. 7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Mountain Standard (MST) (UTC-7)|
|- Summer (DST)||Mountain Daylight (MDT) (UTC-6)|
|Postal code span||V1C|
|Area code(s)||250, 778|
|Telephone Exchanges||250-417, 250-420, 250-421, 250-426, 250-464, 250-489, 250-581, 250-919|
|Website: City of Cranbrook|
Cranbrook, British Columbia ( city in southeast British Columbia, seat of the Regional District of East Kootenay. The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn UTC−7 can be observed in Mountain Standard Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time Zone Canada Daylight saving time ( DST The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala British Columbia - 190 FSAs A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 250 is an Area code for most of the Canadian province of British Columbia, including Vancouver Island. In the field of Telecommunications, a telephone exchange or telephone switch is a system of electronic components that connects telephone calls The National Topographic System or NTS (Système national de référence cartographique is the topographic system used by Canada for providing general Geographical Names Board of Canada is a national committee of the Canadian Government Department of National Resources which authorizes the names used on official A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status British Columbia (ˌbrɪtɨʃ kəˈlʌmbiə ( BC) ( (la Colombie-Britannique C As of the 2006 census the population is 18,267, spread over an area of 25. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 14 square kilometres for a population density of 726. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 persons per square kilometre.) is a
Cranbrook is home to the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel which presents static exhibits of passenger rail cars built in the 1920s for the CPR and in the 1900s for the Spokane International Railway. The Canadian Museum of Rail Travel, or its brand name "TRAINS DELUXE" is located in Cranbrook British Columbia, a city of about 20000 on the west side of the Rocky The 1920s is sometimes referred to as the " Jazz Age " or the " Roaring Twenties " when speaking about the United States and Canada The Canadian Pacific Railway ( It is also the home of the Kootenay Ice, a WHL hockey team. The Kootenay Ice are a major Junior ice hockey team based in Cranbrook British Columbia and competing in the Western Hockey League. This article refers to the junior Western Hockey League For other leagues with the same name see Western Hockey League (disambiguation. Cranbrook is also home to many NHL players to where it has won 11 Stanley Cup Championships within 13 years. (1994-95 to 2006-07).
Originally inhabited by the Ktunaxa natives the land that Cranbrook now occupies was bought by European settlers, notably Colonel James Baker who named his newly acquired land Cranbrook after his home in Cranbrook, Kent, England
In 1898 Baker had successfully convinced Canadian Pacific Railway to establish their Crowsnest Pass line through Cranbrook rather than nearby Fort Steele. The Kootenai (also spelled Kutenai) or Ktunaxa (pronounced in English as /k Cranbrook is an old market town in the Tunbridge Wells borough of Kent in South East England. KENT (1400 AM) is a Radio station broadcasting a Adult Standards/MOR format England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Year 1898 ( MDCCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Canadian Pacific Railway ( For the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass please see Crowsnest Pass Alberta Crowsnest Pass (sometimes referred to as Crow's Nest Pass Fort Steele British Columbia is a heritage town in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. With that accomplishment Cranbrook became the major centre of the region, while Fort Steele declined; however, the latter is today a preserved heritage site. Fort Steele British Columbia is a heritage town in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.
On November 1, 1905, Cranbrook was incorporated as a city. Events 996 - Emperor Otto III issues a deed to Gottschalk Bishop of Freising which is the oldest known document using the name Ostarrîchi Year 1905 ( MCMV) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status
While much of the city is relatively flat, Cranbrook is surrounded by many rising hills where many residential homes are located. In addition Cranbrook faces the Purcell Mountains to the west and the Rocky Mountains to the north and east. The Purcell Mountains are a Mountain range in British Columbia Canada. Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a Mountain range in western North America.
Environment Canada reports Cranbrook as having the most sunshine hours of any BC city at approximately 2228. Environment Canada (EC, legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act ( R British Columbia (ˌbrɪtɨʃ kəˈlʌmbiə ( BC) ( (la Colombie-Britannique C 6 hours annually. Because of that it is a fairly dry city throughout the year, and when precipitation does fall a good percentage of it will be in the form of snow. In Meteorology, precipitation (also known as one class of hydrometeors, which are atmospheric water phenomena is any product of the condensation of atmospheric "Snowfall" redirects here For other uses see Snow (disambiguation or Snowfall (disambiguation. Environment Canada also states that the city experiences some of the lightest wind speeds year-round, has few foggy days, and has among the highest average barometric pressure of any Canadian city. Environment Canada (EC, legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act ( R Fog is a cloud that is in contact with the ground Stratus clouds are usually the only clouds that touch the ground Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status (See link)
Frost-free days average 110 days, typically occurring between May 26 to September 14. Frost is the solid deposition of Water vapor from saturated air Events 451 - The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place Events 81 - Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus.
Mean daily temperatures range from -8. In Statistics, mean has two related meanings the Arithmetic mean (and is distinguished from the Geometric mean or Harmonic mean 3°C to 18. 2°C. However, temperatures can range from -30°C in the winter to 35°C+ in the summer months.
The East Kootenay city is home to the main campus of the College of the Rockies, which has over 2500 full and part-time students from over 21 countries. The Kootenay Region (in common parlance " The Kootenays " comprises the southeastern portion of British Columbia. A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status The College of the Rockies is a Canadian public community college located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada.
Public schools are run by School District 5 Southeast Kootenay, consisting of seven elementary schools and two middle schools that feed into the city's only high school: Mount Baker Secondary School, home to approximately 1000 students. School District 5 Southeast Kootenay is a School district in British Columbia. See also Primary education An elementary school is an institution where children receive the first stage of Compulsory education known as elementary Middle school or Junior High School serves as a "bridge" between the Elementary School and the High School High school is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular Scotland, North America and Australia) to describe an institution Mount Baker Secondary School is a public high school in Cranbrook British Columbia and part of School District 5 Southeast Kootenay. Prior to 2004 the middle schools were referred to as junior high schools housing grades 8-10 rather than the current 7-9. "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Middle school or Junior High School serves as a "bridge" between the Elementary School and the High School Educational stages vary around the world Some countries describe the different stages in years whereas other countries use a system of grades However, due to declining enrollment the school district adopted the new system.
There is also a local home-school network.
Cranbrook is at the junction of major highways 3 and 93/95, and due to its close proximity to the borders of Alberta and the United States it is an important transportation hub. Alberta (ælˈbɝtə is one of Canada's prairie provinces. It became a province on September 1 1905 The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
Approximately 9 km north is the Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport, which is currently undergoing an expansion including the lengthening of its runway from 6000 to 8000 feet in order to accommodate a limited number of international flights. Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport is an international airport located north of Cranbrook, British Columbia and south-east of Kimberley The Airport and the city of Cranbrook are trying to attract major American airlines to operate routes here, Delta Air Lines has already commited to start Service in December. Delta Air Lines Inc ( is a United States Airline based and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. .
The following notable people came from or were born in Cranbrook:
Cranbrook is twinned with