Almond Gardens

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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: 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.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82E/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 December 1977 on 82E.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

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.

Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions