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10 Interesting Facts About White Rock, British Columbia

Facts About White Rock

  • White Rock is a city in British Columbia, Canada, and a member municipality of Metro Vancouver. It borders Semiahmoo Bay to the south and is surrounded on three sides by South Surrey.
  • Every year during the first weekend of August, the Spirit of the Sea Festival is held on White Rock beach.
  • White Rock is named for a large white boulder on its beach near the promenade, a glacial erratic that migrated south during the last glaciation.
  • White Rocks average Temperature is 21 °C (70 °F) in summer and 6 °C (43 °F) in winter. 
  • Every year in July, White Rock hosts the Tour de White Rock, a bicycle road race that attracts over 150 local and international riders.
  • White Rock is 80 m (260 ft) above sea level.
  • White Rock was Incorporated as a city on April 15, 1957.
  • White rock receives Annual rainfall averages of 1,108 mm (43.6 in).
  • White Rock geographic Coordinates: 49°1′30″N 122°48′10″W
  • The modern history of White Rock is directly tied to the railway linking British Columbia to Washington state, which runs along the shore of Semiahmoo Bay to the border.
Facts About White Rock, British Columbia
Facts About White Rock, British Columbia

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