Fern Ridge

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: Between Anderson Creek and Campbell River at SW side of Langley, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°03'00''N, 122°39'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92G/2
Related Maps: 92G
92G/2

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.