BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Fern Ridge
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Between Anderson Creek and Campbell River at SW side of Langley, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°03'00''N, 122°39'00''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.: 92G/2
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92G
92G/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Fern Ridge (settlement) adopted 3 May 1951 on 92G/2, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914, and as idenitified in the 1949 BC Directory. Form of name subsequently adjusted to Fern Ridge (community).
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
Fern Ridge Post Office was opened 1 July 1908; closed 15 October 1926. At the time of closing, the post office was situated on SE 1/4, W 1/2, Sec 23, Tp 7, W6M.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.