Origin Notes and History:
Adopted 12 March 1965 on 93H, as labelled on BC map 3H, 1919.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
The French word for gold. "The former Fifty Mile Creek, according to trapper Jack Damon, was given its name by a Norwegian prospector named Olson "...who found a few colors in his pan, so he called it 'dore' - golden"." (British Columbia Place Names in the Vicinity of Mount Robson, by James L. Swanson, published by Fraser-Fort George Museum Society, Prince George, 1987)
Source: included with note