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  • Community Information

    Edgewood is located just off Hwy 6, approximately 75 km (47 miles) south of Nakusp and 135 km (84 miles) east of Vernon. Edgewood is situated on the west side of Lower Arrow Lake about 20 km (13 miles) south of the ferry terminal at Needles.

    Edgewood is a small, friendly rural community where many of the people make a living working in the local agriculture and forestry industries found in the Inonoaklin Valley and the rest of the Lower Arrow Lakes region. The pace is a little slower with the residents adapting a real laid-back lifestyle.
    Edgewood receives over 1,890 hours of sunshine each year with an annual rainfall of 43.6 cm and annual snowfall of 143.2 cm. Temperatures range from a frosty -6.5 degrees C to a comfortable 23.6 degrees C in August.

    INDUSTRY:
    Agriculture, forestry, farming


    • Population

      Town Population: 142 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Interior Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Kootenay Boundary

      Regional District: Arrow Lakes

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 31.00


  • The Edgewood Health Centre is staffed by 2 nurses, with medical, public health and other resources visiting from Nakusp several times a month. This clinic offers specialized treatment for non-life threatening emergencies.

    • Health Centre Info

      Edgewood Health Centre 

      Box 5, 322 Monashee Avenue

      Edgewood, BC, V0G 1J0

      P: 250 269-7313 | F: 250 269-7520

      Hrs: Mon, Wed-Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm; Tue 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

    • Emergency Room

      There is a limited service Emergency Room in this community. It provides 24/7 care (subject to change) and acute care clinics 5 days a week.


    • Lab services

      Edgewood Health Centre 

      Box 5, 322 Monashee Avenue

      Edgewood, BC, V0G 1J0

      P: 250 269-7313 | F: 250 269-7520



    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community.