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About Cumberland

This page was last reviewed on October 25, 2017.

The Village of Cumberland is a vibrant community located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. The Village provides an inviting small town atmosphere and yet is only a ten minute commute to all of the amenities of a major urban centre.

Residents enjoy excellent community and recreational facilities, including year-round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Within the Village you will find sandy beaches and boat launch at Comox Lake and spectacular mountain biking trails. The Village is 30 minutes from Mt. Washington Resort and 15 minutes from the ocean.

The people of Cumberland are fond of their community. They like its size, its friendly streets, its colourful citizenry, its history, the character of its buildings, its working class roots and its small town atmosphere. Residents feel that Cumberland is a good place for families, children, seniors and others who appreciate a slower, less complicated lifestyle.

The community feels a strong tie to the natural environment and they feel that the environment is a major source of new economic opportunity for the Village.

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2016 Statistics

2016 Census Population: 3753

2011 Census Population: 3398

Population Percentage Change: 10%

Taxable Land Area: 2,862 ha

Taxable Water Area: 140 ha

Total Area: 3,002 ha

Storm Sewer Distance: 17 km

Sanitary Sewer Distance: 28 km

Water Pipe Distance: 34 km

Distance of Paved Roads: 39 km

Distance of Unpaved Roads: 5 km

View Cumberland’s 2016 Census profile at Statistics Canada.

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