BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dallas
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Part of City of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°40'00''N, 120°10'00''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.: 92I/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Dallas (settlement) adopted 15 January 1971 on 92I/9, as identified in Department of Education school lists, and identified on road signs (1962 or earlier); unincorporated, located 7 miles east of Kamloops, since amalgamated within Kamloops municipal boundary. Form of name changed to Dallas (community) 24 August 1978 on 92I/NE.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office