Prince George is situated where the Nechako River joins the Fraser River near the center of British Columbia. Surrounding the City are the lake-dotted, rolling hills of the Nechako Plateau. The north-south Highway 97 and the east-west Highway 16 intersect at Prince George. The City is also the junction of the British Columbia and Canadian National Railways. This map shows the location of Prince George in British Columbia.
Prince George isn't as far as you might think! Below are some approximate driving distances and times from major centres in British Columbia and Alberta.
|Vancouver, BC||787||489||9 hours|
|Kelowna, BC||692||430||8 hours|
|Kamloops, BC||525||326||6 hours|
|Prince Rupert, BC||691||432||9 hours|
|Smithers, BC||374||234||4½ hours|
|Grande Prairie, AB||544||338||6 hours|
|Edmonton, AB||739||459||8 hours|
|Red Deer, AB||892||554||9½ hours|
|Calgary, AB||998||620||11 hours|
|Lethbridge, AB||1264||785||13 hours|