BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Hurley River
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Flows NE. and N. into Bridge River, E. of Gun Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°51'03''N, 122°50'52''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92J/15
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92J/10
92J/15
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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