Shere

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side Fraser River, just NW of TĂȘte Jaune Cache, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°02'00''N, 119°35'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 83E/4

Origin Notes and History:

Shere (station) adopted 23 May 1963 as labelled on BC map 3H, 1914 se seq. Form of name changed to Shere (locality) 31 May 1983 on 83E/4.

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

Named by Grand Trunk Pacific Railway after the engineer in charge of construction of this section of the GTP (January 1986 advice from CN Transportation Archives, Edmonton)

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