Easily accessible by the Coquihalla Highway, the City of Merritt is a thriving community situated at an elevation of 595 metres above sea level. Merritt tends to experience mild winters, and warm, dry, sunny summers. Come experience Merritt's unique blend of urban lifestyle, and outdoor adventure.
Situated 271 kilometres northeast of Vancouver, Merritt is the hub of several major highway systems. The city has direct links to the Lower Mainland, to Kamloops, and to Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley by way of the Coquilhalla Highway system. The Trans-Canada Highway and Yellowhead Highway provide direct links to the east.
The Public Works team of professional technical and skilled staff is a very diverse and experienced group dedicated to providing essential services in support of the city and community. The Public Works team works hard at providing water, sewer, road maintenance and many other services to the citizens of Merritt.