Dogwood Valley

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Fraser River between Hope and Yale, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°29'00''N, 121°25'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92H/6

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