Real Estate in Fort Liard, Northwest Territories
Learn More About Fort Liard, Northwest Territories
Fort Liard (pronounced "lee-ahrd") (Slavey language: Echaot'l Koe "people from the land of the giants" or Ahcho Kue) is a hamlet in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located 37 km (23 mi) north of the British Columbia border. It became accessible by road in 1984 with the completion of the Liard Highway (Northwest Territories Highway 7 and British Columbia Highway 77).
The Hamlet of Fort Liard has two stores to choose from: The General Store and The North West Company store. It has a school "Echo Dene School", with a student population of about 150 from K-12. It also has a nursing station with four nurses, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment with four members, and a Recreation Centre (complete with a swimming pool, skating rink, youth centre and a multi-court). There is a fuel centre that sells gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, emergency survival kits and convenience items. There is also a traditional craft store which sells locally made craft items.