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Fruitvale, British Columbia

The Corporation of the Village of Fruitvale[1]
Main Street, Fruitvale
Main Street, Fruitvale
Motto: The Heart of the Beaver Valley
Location of Fruitvale in British Columbia
Location of Fruitvale in British Columbia
Country  Canada
Province  British Columbia
Region Kootenays
Regional district Kootenay Boundary
Founded 1907
Incorporated 1952
 • Governing body Fruitvale Village Council
 • Mayor Patricia Cecchini
 • Total 2.66 km2 (1.03 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 681 m (2,234 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,627
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
Highways 3B
Waterways Beaver Creek
Website Village of Fruitvale
Fruitvale's welcome sign

Fruitvale is a village located in south-eastern British Columbia in the West Kootenay region. It is located 16 km east of the city of Trail along Highway 3B.


  • Geography 1
  • Schools 2
  • Sports 3
  • Notable people 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The village of Fruitvale is situated in the Beaver Valley, which is made up of Fruitvale, Beaver Falls, and Montrose


Fruitvale Elementary School serves students from kindergarten to grade 7. High school students are bussed to J. Lloyd Crowe Secondary School in nearby Trail. Beaver Valley Middle School (formerly Beaver Valley Junior Secondary ) closed in 2002.


The KIJHL's Beaver Valley Nitehawks hockey team play in Fruitvale. The village also has facilities for curling, bowling, soccer, golf, and baseball.

Club League Sport Venue Established Championships
Beaver Valley Nitehawks KIJHL Ice Hockey Beaver Valley Arena 1981 7

Notable people


  1. ^ "British Columbia Regional Districts, Municipalities, Corporate Name, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address" ( 
  2. ^
  3. ^ Diana (Dee Dee) Haight

External links

  • Village of Fruitvale - Official site
  • Fruitvale History from The Virtual Crowsnest Highway

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