The District of Lillooet is situated at the confluence of the Fraser River and the Bridge River to the north, and the Fraser River and Cayoosh Creek to the south. Lillooet’s first inhabitants named the area Pa-Shil-Qua-Ka-Meen – the place where three rivers meet. The District of Lillooet is located within the traditional territory of the St’át’imc Nation and the boundaries of Electoral Area B of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.
Lillooet is considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in North America, with archeological evidence stretching back more than 8,000 years. The area attracted large seasonal and permanent populations of the St’át’imc people, whose economy was based on salmon from the Fraser River. In the 1860s, the onset of the Gold Rush made Lillooet Mile 0 of the Cariboo Wagon Road. For a time, it was the second largest community north of San Francisco and west of Chicago. Gold mining and prospecting continue in the area to this day, and Lillooet remains one of the world’s greatest sources of nephrite jade.
Lillooet’s economy has historically been based around forestry, the railway, ranching, farming and government services. Grape-growing and wine production is now emerging as another important sector, along with tourism. The area’s arid climate is well-suited to agriculture, and its “guaranteed rugged” terrain is ideal for outdoor adventures of every kind.
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|Community and Regional Economic Development - Northern SLRD||Economic Development||
|Emergency Program Annual Report 2016||Emergency Management||
|Lillooet Composting Facility||Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste||
|Regional Growth Strategy Monitoring (2014/2015)||Planning & Building||
|2021||SLRD Community Risk Assessment||All Areas||Download|
|2021||Appendix 2 - Requirements for Rebrate Program from CRI FCFS Application Guide||All Areas||Download|
|2020||Protective Services Annual Report: 2020||All Areas||Download|
|2020||SLRD All-Hazards Emergency Response Plan||All Areas||Download|
|2020||SLRD Pandemic Response Plan||All Areas||Download|
|2020||SLRD Business Continuity Plan||All Areas||Download|
|2020||Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report||All Areas||Download|
|2020||Squamish-Lillooet Regional District Geohazard Risk Prioritization Report - Appendix H Results Tabulation||All Areas||Download|
|2019||Update to Northern SLRD Economic Development Assessment, Strategies and Actions||District of Lillooet, Electoral Area A, Electoral Area B||Download|
|2018||Agricultural Water Demand Model: Squamish-Lillooet Regional District||All Areas||Download|
- Lillooet / Camelsfoot Television Rebroadcasting
- 9-1-1 Services (Interior)
- Lillooet & Area B Library
- Lillooet Area Refuse (Landfill)
- Lillooet Area Rescue Service
- General Government Services
- Land Planning & Zoning
- Regional Growth Strategy (all Electoral Areas and municipalities except Electoral Area A)
- Regional Transit Planning
- Treaty Advisory Committee
- Waste Management Planning
Recycling, Composting & Solid Waste Facilities
- Lillooet Solid Waste Management Facility