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Penticton

Penticton, city (1991 pop. 27,258), S British Columbia, Canada, located where the Okanagan River flows into Okanagan Lake. It is a service and trade center for the Okanagan valley, a resort and fruit-growing area. There are canning plants and factories making wood and metal products.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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