The District Municipality of Sechelt is a community on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. Located approximately 50 km northwest of Vancouver, Sechelt is accessible to mainland British Columbia via a 40 minute ferry trip between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, and a 25 minute drive from Langdale along Highway 101. The municipality takes its name from the Coast Salish Shishalh people, who first settled the area thousands of years ago.

Sechelt encompasses 39.71 km² (15.33 sq mi), generally located at the isthmus of the Sechelt Peninsula, between the southern tip of Sechelt Inlet (Porpoise Bay) and the Strait of Georgia (dividing the mainland from Vancouver Island). It is bounded to the west and east by the unincorporated communities of Halfmoon Bay and Roberts Creek, respectively. As of the 2006 Canadian census its population was 8,455. Sechelt is located within the Sunshine Coast Regional District of British Columbia.


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