BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Balmoral
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StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S. of Blind Bay, Shuswap Lake, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°51'00''N, 119°21'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82L/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Balmoral (Settlement) adopted in the 1953 Gazetteer, as listed in 1948 BC Directory; name confirmed 1 October 1959 on 82L/NW, at 50 50 - 119 20. Location adjusted to 50 51 - 119 21 and form of name changed to Balmoral (Community) 29 July 1983 on 82 K/14, as identified by Regional District (March 1983 letter, file S.3.27).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office