Incorporated in 1956, the Village of Pemberton is a 30-minute drive north of the Resort Municipality of Whistler on Highway 99. Encompassing an area of approximately six (6) square kilometers and located 8000′ below the rugged peak of Mount Currie, the Village is the hub for the Pemberton Valley area and home to 2369 residents (2011 Census).
The Village of Pemberton shares a close and mutually supportive relationship with the Squamish Lillooet Regional District Area C. The SLRD Electoral Area C is known for its spectacular beauty, characterized by numerous rivers, productive agricultural lands, and steep mountainous vistas. At about 5,600 square kilometers in size, Electoral Area C is the largest area in the regional district, and also is the most populous. Area C is home to long-time residents with agricultural roots, young families new to the area, part-time residents, and the growing Lil’wat, N’Quat’qua and In-SHUCK-ch Nations.