Welcome to the District of Houston, BC

The community of Houston is nestled in the beautiful Bulkley Valley amongst some of BC's finest outdoor recreational opportunities. Strategically located halfway between the hub cities of Prince George and Terrace, Houston is home to the outdoor enthusiast.

With a population of 3200 people, there is always room on the riverbank, lake or the many walking and hiking trails in the area.

The history of Houston stretches back to the turn of the Century with the expansion of the railroad through to the West Coast. Originally a farming community with the rich soils often found in valley bottoms, Houston has grown to become an industrial centre that exemplifies cohabitation with the farming community.

We invite you to come back soon and often.

Latest News
  • Are you a skilled equipment operator looking for a rewarding career which lets you build your community and neighbourhood? We are now accepting applications for one permanent full time Municipal Equipment Operator II!
    Tell us what your priorities are for parks and recreation in Houston - participate online or at our open house at the Houston Public Library on May 8!
    Council has issued a letter of support to encourage buy-low foods open a grocery store in Houston."It is our belief that [Buy-Low Foods] will fit well with out community, contributing to the health and well-being in our community," said Mayor Shane Brienen in the letter to Daniel Bregg, President of Buy-Low Foods.

    Residents who would like to submit their own letter of support are being encouraged to do so by emailing their letters to Buy-Low Foods at

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