Real Estate in Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories
Learn More About Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories
Fort McPherson (Gwich’in language: Teet'lit Zheh at the head of the waters) is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located on the east bank of the Peel River and is 121 km (75 mi) south of Inuvik on the Dempster Highway.
The two principal languages spoken are Gwich'in and English.
Originally the site of a Hudson's Bay Company post the community was named for "Murdoch McPherson".
The Gwich’in people of Fort McPherson are very welcoming of strangers and go out of their way to make them welcome. Most people have vehicles and regularly make trips to either Inuvik, or Whitehorse.