Origin Notes and History:
Hurley River adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, not "South Fork of Bridge River" as identified on earlier maps (titles/dates not cited).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Decision on OBF 1517: 92J/10 and 92J/15. Called Hurley Creek in write up by P.L. Tait. Named after a resident. Headwaters at 50 37 - 122 57 on 92J/10.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa