CENTURY 21 In Town Realty
Burkeville is a warm friendly family oriented community. It is one of the few "true neighbourhoods" left today, consider it the lower mainland's "Mayberry".
Burkeville has its own parks, school, fire hall, and tennis courts. An active community association offers programs for all ages including adults at either the community hall or the local school. Parents can walk their children to school which is only a couple of blocks from most homes.
Sea Island Elementary 1891 Wellington Crescent
Burkeville has a strong community neighbourhood watch program helping to make it one of the lowest crime rate areas in the lower mainland. The maximum posted speed limit in the entire community is a low 30KM-H, a great family community.
Burkeville has numerous yearly celebrations and activities including -
"Burkeville Daze" in July, celebrated in the community park with it's extensive playground and shady trees.
At Halloween a visit to Burkeville's "Spooky Jordan's" a haunted house and Fireworks in Burkeville's Community Park.
At Christmas watch out for Santa driving through Burkeville on a fire truck, and don't forget breakfast with Santa at the community hall.
It was constructed in 1943 by the federal government of Canada to provide 300 plus houses for workers employed at the Aircraft plant. It was named for Stanley Burke, president of Boeing Aircraft plant. The streets names have an aeronautical theme, many bearing the names of airplane manufacturers.
After the war, many of the homes were sold to returning veterans.
The tightly knit community is now part of Richmond, BC.
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