Tête Jaune

Feature Type:Railway Point - A named railway siding, junction, flag stop or timing point with or without an agent.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On CNR, W of Tête Jaune Cache, NW of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°58'42''N, 119°30'20''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 83D/13
Related Maps: 83D/13
83D/14

Origin Notes and History:

Tete Jaune (Station) adopted 17 January 1951 on 83 D/13 at 52° 59' - 119° 30'. Re-approved 31 May 1983 on 83 D/14 and 83 D/13. Altered application 5 June 1989, to 52° 58' 42" - 119° 30' 20" on 83 D/13.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

CNR's marshalling yard at Tete Jaune is/was named Harvey, according to 1 August 1984 advice from Robson valley historian James L. Swanson (perhaps referring to old time guide-trapper James Shand-Harvey?)

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office