Spuzzum Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE and NE into Fraser River, between Yale and Boston Bar, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°39'56''N, 121°24'44''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/11
Related Maps: 92H/11
92H/12

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on 92H/ W. Established name onB.C. Lands Map, "B.C. 1933". B.C. Gazetteer 1930. Headwaters at 49 44 - 121 39 on 92H/12.

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

An adaption of the Indian name SpĂ´zem, meaning "little flat." (Ches Lyons, Milestones on the Mighty Fraser). The boundary between the Coast Salish and the Interior Salish nations was just south of here.

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