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History

When European explorers discovered this region in the early 1800s, the Coast Salish people had already been hunting, fishing and farming between the Pitt and Coquitlam rivers for thousands of years.
By the 1860s, homesteads, businesses and roads were sprouting up throughout the area. Surveyed land was selling for 10 shillings an acre, and two reserves were set aside for the Kwikwetlem First Nation (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm), named for Chief Kwikwetlem William.

A City is Born

An estimated 1,200-1,500 people had settled in the area when the City of Port Coquitlam was incorporated on March 7, 1913, splitting off from the largely rural District of Coquitlam. Lively Kingsway Avenue, the town centre, was lined with businesses and wooden sidewalks, while CPR was the biggest employer. The late 1990s and 2000s saw more population and infrastructure growth, with the renovation of City Hall, Hyde Creek Recreation Centre and the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex, and construction of Fire Hall #1, the Operations Centre, Leigh Square Community Arts Village, Coast Meridian Overpass and other facilities. The population reached 50,000 in the early 2000s.

Today and Tomorrow

Today, Port Coquitlam is a community of 61,000 with a strategic location in Metro Vancouver, a healthy base of businesses, new commercial and industrial areas, 271 hectares of parkland including the 25-km Traboulay PoCo Trail, well-established neighbourhoods, and a strong sense of community spirit known as PoCo Pride. It also has a growing reputation for progressive governance and for its innovative approaches to managing waste, sustainable development and using technology to engage the community. Yet while it has grown and remained relevant to the changing times, the City has retained its small-town charm, its authentic historic downtown core, and a tradition of community involvement. This unique blend of the best of the past and the present will continue to serve Port Coquitlam well in the years to come.

 

Facts & Figures for Port Coquitlam

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Current MLS® Stats - Houses

57

Listings for sale

$1.3M

Average list price

73

Avg days on market

Current MLS® Stats - Condos

77

Listings for sale

$518.3K

Average list price

65

Avg days on market

Current MLS® Stats - Townhomes

21

Listings for sale

$724.3K

Average list price

152

Avg days on market

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Statistics are estimated from current and past MLS® sales data and do not take into consider off-market listings and sales. Last period refers to [xxxxx to xxxxxx]. Data is deemed reliable but cannot guarantee accuracy. Please inquire with our team to verify and acquire further information.

Some Properties That Have Sold in Port Coquitlam

34 - 2310 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
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34 - 2310 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
2 Beds|$585,000

Listed by SIGRID WILCOX

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415 - 2307 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
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415 - 2307 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
2 Beds|$530,200

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201 - 2307 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
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201 - 2307 Ranger Lane, Riverwood, Port Coquitlam
2 Beds|$600,000

Listed by SIGRID WILCOX

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New listings in Port Coquitlam

2942 Larch Way, Birchland Manor, Port Coquitlam
Just Listed
2942 Larch Way, Birchland Manor, Port Coquitlam
3 Beds|2 Baths|1,145 sqft|$999,900

DUPLEX POTENTAL - Great Investment, Tenanted $2255/per month (Good Tenants would like to stay) Located …

Listed by RE/MAX Sabre Realty Group.

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3029 Wellington Street, Glenwood PQ, Port Coquitlam
Just Listed
3029 Wellington Street, Glenwood PQ, Port Coquitlam
$1,799,000

GREAT Development OPPORTUNITY. This PROPERTY sits on a 10,648 Square Foot CORNER Lot. Zoned as …

Listed by Sutton Group-West Coast Realty.

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910 Huber Drive, Oxford Heights, Port Coquitlam
Just Listed
910 Huber Drive, Oxford Heights, Port Coquitlam
4 Beds|4 Baths|3,449 sqft|$1,250,000

NEVER BEEN LISTED BEFORE! This 3400+sf HOME w/SUITE POTENTIAL rests on an EXPANSIVE 8000sf SOUTH …

Listed by Royal LePage Sterling Realty.

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