BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Heffley Creek
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E side of North Thompson River, N of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°51'26''N, 120°16'29''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92I/16
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92I
92I/16
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Origin Notes and History:

Heffley Creek (Post Office) identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Confirmed 2 March 1950 on 92I. Form of name changed to Heffley Creek (community) 14 January 1983 on 92I/16.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office staff.
The railway station was named Heffley, the post office (opened 1 June 1905) was named Heffley Creek; named after Adam P. Heffley, long time rancher in this vicinity.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office staff.