Shaw Spring

Feature Type:Spring - Site of a natural flow of water issuing from the ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W. side of Thompson River, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°20'54''N, 121°23'58''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 May 1967 on 92I/SW, as identified in Water Reights Branch records from1930.

Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

Named by Water Rights Branch in March 1930, referring to W.H. Shaw, who had applied for and received water rights here. (WR file 087390, copy on file A.1.36). In 1962 an enterprise called Shaw Springs Resort was operating in the vicinity.

Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.