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Development of Urban Centers in Early Surrey

The earliest settlers located in those early districts that bordered the lowlands and had access to prime agricultural land. However, as transportation patterns changed many of the original settlement centers, that had been the community focus, began to decline as larger centers with more services emerged. Those emerging urban centers were; Cloverdale, Crescent Beach, White Rock, Newton, and Whalley.


White Rock

Crescent Beach

Ocean Park



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