Location

Fort Simpson is located at Latitude 61°45’37.000″ N and Longitude 121°14’12.000″ W.  It has an altitude of 169.20 meters

Fort Simpson is located on an island at the confluence of the Liard River and Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, Canada.  The town proper is on the island, but has expanded towards the ferry over the years.  Between the ferry and the island is:  Wild Rose Acres, Four Mile Access road, an industrial area known as “the hill” and a trailer park.  A causeway will take you onto the island and the Village proper.

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Time Zone:  Mountain Standard Time (MST) or -7 Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) Standard Time.
Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00 a.m. local time on the second Sunday in March. On the first Sunday in November areas on Daylight Saving Time return to Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. During Daylight Saving Time turn your clocks ahead one hour.

 

Telephone Area Codes:  Country Code for Canada is 1.  Province Code for the Fort Simpson region is 867.