BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dogwood Valley
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: W side of Fraser River between Hope and Yale, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°29'00''N, 121°25'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 March 1975 on 92H/6, as submitted June 1972 in the form of a petition from residents.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"...there are great numbers of Dogwood trees in this strip and at the time of naming they were all out in their full glory.... trees on everyone's property." (June 1972 letter and map from Jack Wotten, file C.1.50 pt.2)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office