West Kelowna

What is West Kelowna known for?


deep agricultural

vineyards, mountain biking trails, hiking paths, skiing, beaches and spas - there are enough activities here to keep you busy all year round. Prior to incorporation in 2007, West Kelowna was commonly known as Westbank. The municipality is home to more than 25,000 people who call this beautiful, safe and healthy community their home. While the business sector is nurtured and growing its history and past is not forgotten. Pride in the community's deep agricultural roots continues today with row upon row


year term

Referendum accessdate 2009-02-17 The vote was split along highly geographical lines with voters from Westbank, Glenrosa and other areas farther away from the City of Kelowna more often voting to incorporate and voters living closer to Kelowna typically choosing amalgamation. On November 15, 2008, Doug Findlater was elected the new mayor of West Kelowna, succeeding the municipality's first mayor Rosalind Neis, who had served an initial one-year term. Neis opted not to run


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Estates, Rose Valley and Lakeview Heights. Adjacent to the District of West Kelowna's boundaries are two self-governing reserves of the Westbank First Nation, Tsinstikeptum 9 and Tsinstikeptum 10. Approximately 9,000 non-band members and 800 First Nation Westbank band members live on the reserves.

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accessdate August 24, 2013 The '''District of West Kelowna''' is a local government incorporated in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. The municipality is composed of several distinct communities, including historic Westbank, Glenrosa, Smith Creek, Shannon Lake, Rose Valley, West Kelowna Estates, Casa Loma, and Lakeview Heights (Lakeview Heights, British Columbia). West Kelowna's population is estimated at 30,892, making it the second-largest municipality


cultural development

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: www.districtofwestkelowna.ca footnotes

Estates, Rose Valley and Lakeview Heights. Adjacent to the District of West Kelowna's boundaries are two self-governing reserves of the Westbank First Nation, Tsinstikeptum 9 and Tsinstikeptum 10. Approximately 9,000 non-band members and 800 First Nation Westbank band members live on the reserves.

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style architecture

Kelowna is proud to have seven wineries within its boundaries, with all offering a unique flavour and experience. From a winery that adorns a hilltop with mission style architecture and bells, to small farmgate organic wineries as well as the most photographed vineyard in the Okanagan, you are sure to find the perfect bottle of wine here. With an additional 22 wineries within a half hour drive, if wine touring is your thing, the area offers the perfect central location for a wine touring

West Kelowna

title Historical population 2006 (Canada 2006 Census) 27214 2011 (Canada 2011 Census) 30892 footnote Source: Statistics Canada The '''District of West Kelowna''' is a local government incorporated in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. The municipality is composed of several distinct communities, including historic Westbank, Glenrosa, Smith Creek, Shannon Lake, Rose Valley, West Kelowna Estates, Casa Loma, and Lakeview Heights (Lakeview Heights, British Columbia). West Kelowna's population is estimated at 30,892, making it the second-largest municipality in the Kelowna-based Regional District of Central Okanagan.

The district was incorporated (municipal incorporation) on December 6, 2007 as ''Westside District Municipality'', so-named because it was the name of the regional district rural electoral area at the time. On January 30, 2009 the district was renamed West Kelowna. Its nickname is also "Westbank".

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