Relocation Information


Nestled on the northern edge of the Okanagan, the town's location provides an excellent starting point for outdoor adventures whether they be fishing, hunting, hiking, or camping, the possibilities are endless. And if all of that isn't enough, a short drive will take you to Silver Star Ski Resort for world-renowned skiing and snowboarding. 

Not only is Lumby a fantastic place to visit, it's a wonderful place to live. With everything at your fingertips, life in Lumby in very easy going and relaxing. The surroundings are idyllic, the perfect place to raise children or settle down for retirement. Whether you've come to work or play, you'll find that Lumby is an excellent place for both.

Serving Lumby's business community as the "Voice of Business", the Lumby & District Chamber of Commerce works "to facilitate, enhance and improve the unique quality of life for area residents, to support positive and sustainable development, and to encourage growth in commerce and industry for the prosperity of its members and the Lumby and Cherryville areas".

Friendly rural community, scenic beauty, and the growing diversified economy make Lumby a great destination. Our community was founded and has relied on a forestry and agricultural based economy. We are now experiencing significant growth in other areas. With virtually unlimited recreational opportunities our tourism base is well established and growing steadily. We have seen an increase in small business and home based businesses as well.

Statistics show that the manufacturing industry in the North Okanagan accounts for a significant percentage of employment. This reflects growth and movement towards a more diversified economy. With increasing demands on our forests, value-added manufacturing of wood products in rapidly increasing and opening many doors of opportunity in our area.

Lumby's service sector is also growing offering a greater variety of services from banking to hospitality industry. As a community, we are proud of our educational facilities and of the students' accomplishments in many areas.

Whether you are a visitor, a tourist, a business or someone who wishes to relocate, we feel that our community and region is the perfect destination.

Visit the Village of Lumby Website:
    http://www.lumby.ca/

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POPULATION STATISTICS
The Village of Lumby population at the 2006 census was 1,634.

Cherryville, North Okanagan Regional District Area “E” is 934

Lumby Rural Area “D”  is 2,837.
LUMBY & AREA TOT. POPULATION: 5,405

CLIMATE & LOCATION
50° 15' 0" N / 118° 58' 0" W
Elevation (Lumby) 495m (1625 ft)  
Annually Sunshine 1,890 hours
Annual Rainfall 46.34cm (18.24 in)  
Annual Snowfall 164.9 cm (64.0 in)
Average Growing Season 141 days

AVERAGE DAILY TEMP. (Celsius):
January      -4.9     July               17.9
February   -2.2   August           17.6
March         2.3    September   12.8
April            7.4    October          6.8 
May           11.6   November      0.2
June          15.3    December    -4.2

COMMUNITY SERVICES:
  • 2 Financial Institutions
  • 2 Realty Offices
  • 2 Accountant
  • 2 Law Firms (one part-time)
  • 2 Elementary Schools(Lumby and Cherryville)
  • 1 Senior Secondary School
  • 1 Crossroads Learning Centre
  • 1 University College (Vernon)
  • 8 Churches
  • 2 Libraries (Lumby and Cherryville)
  • 2 Museums (Lumby and Cherryville) 
  • Community Resource Centre
  • Thrift Store and Food Bank
  • OAP Association and Wheels to Meals
  • Lumby and Cherryville Pre-school 
  • Community Clubs
  • Youth Groups
  • Service Clubs
  • Seniors Subsidized Housing 
  • various Business Organizations  

GOVERNMENT SERVICES 
  • Ambulence/RCMP/Volunteer Fire Dept -911
  • Canada Post 250-547-9051
  • Village of Lumby Office / Career & Employment Centre 250-547-2171
  • Region District of the North Okanagan – NORD (Vernon) 250-545-5368 www.nord.ca

HEALTH CARE
  • Vernon Jubilee Hospital (full facility)        22 km west of Lumby, 250-545-2211
  • Lumby & District Health Unit 250-547-9741
  • 3 Medical Offices
  • Dental Office
  • Massage Therapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pharmacy
  • Veterinary Clinic
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Home and Community Care

RECREATION / TOURISM SERVICES
  • Skating Arena
  • Lumby Curling Club
  • Minor Hockey
  • Legion Dart Club
  • Figure Skating
  • Lumby Minor Ball
  • Lumby Minor Soccer
  • Whitevalley Community Centre
  • Cadets
  • Wildlife Association Programs
  • 4H Beef  Club
  • 3 Golf Courses (9 hole)
  • Village Campground
  • Royal Canadian Legion #167
  • 1 Motel
  • Bed and Breakfasts
  • Marina at Mabel Lake
  • Resorts/Fishing Camps
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spray Park
  • Monashee Arts Council
  • Tennis Courts
  • Monashee Community Theatre
  • Ball Diamonds
  • Historic Murals
  • Skateboard Park
  • Lumby Public Market – Saturdays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in Arbour Park Mall on Vernon Street, April to October)

Provincial Parks:
  • Monashee
  • Mabel Lake

Village Parks:
  • Community Park
  • Norris Park
  • Duteau Creek Park

LUMBY INFORMATION SERVICES 

www.monasheetourism.com
www.villageoflumby.com
www.cherryville.net

LUMBY & DISRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / VISITOR CENTRE 
Tel: (250) 547-2300
Fax: 250-547-2390  
Email: [email protected]

MEDIA:
Radio:
KISS 107.5 FM
SUN 105.7 FM
CBC 96.7 FM

Local Television:
CHBC, BCTV
Knowledge Network

Newspapers:
Lumby Valley Times - Friday weekly
Morning Star - Wed, Fri, Sun

TRANSPORTATION
  • North Okanagan Public Transit
  • Handicapped Transit
  • Greyhound Bus Lines (Vernon)
  • Northern Hawk Aviation: Vernon to Vancouver
  • Kelowna International Airport YLW

MEETING FACILITIES
(with capacity):
  • Whitevalley Community Main Hall (300)
  • Whitevalley Community Meeting Room (30) 
  • Cherryville Community Hall (200)
  • Mabel Lake Community Hall (160)  
  • Curling Rink Lounge (100)  
  • Curling Rink - summer (500)
  • Royal Canadian Legion Hall (150)  
  • Old Age Pensioners’ Hall (80)
  • Parish Hall (80)  
  • River Ridge Golf Course (70)

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Find your ADVENTURE on the edge of the Okanagan!