|Abbotsford, British Columbia, is located on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 in the Fraser Valley, 47 miles (75 km) east of Vancouver and 4.5 miles (7 km) north of the Canada/United States border, with population of 128,940. Being close to States many citizens from United States visit Abbotsford for shopping and tourism reasons, especially when the US dollar is strong.
Surrounded by natural beauty, nestled between the Fraser River and the Canada / United States border, the City of Abbotsford is a vibrant community, alive with community spirit. The City offers breathtaking views, easy access to major transportation routes, quality education and employment opportunities, and community events of local, regional, and national importance
Abbotsford was established just before the turn of the nineteenth century and named after Henry Abbot, a General Superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Railway and brother of Sir. J. Abbot, Prime Minister of Canada.
Accomodation in Abbotsford
Accommodations in Abbotsford offer a wide variety of styles and amenities ensuring that you will find the perfect room for your needs and your budget. Whether you require a large comfortable room for you and your family, a functional room with all the technology required by today's business traveler, a luxury bed and breakfast suite, or just a scenic location to hook-up your RV; the choices are abundant!
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Abbotsford Canada Links:
Abbotsford Official Web Site - www.city.abbotsford.bc.ca
Abbotsford Airport - www.abbotsfordairport.ca
The Abbotsford News - www.abbynews.com
Abbotsford Transportation - http://www.busonline.ca
Abbotsford Tourism - http://www.tourismabbotsford.ca
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