Feature Type: Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
BC Geographical Names Office
Just SW of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°01'00''N, 118°30'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
NTS Map: 82E/1
Origin Notes and History:
Adopted 6 December 1977 on 82E.
BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office Source:
After Sidney Russell Almond, one of the first four settlers in Grand Forks valley, 1884, and long-time Government Agent at Grand Forks. Also Almond Creek.
Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions Source: