McLeese Lake

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: NE end of McLeese Lake, just E of Fraser River between Williams Lake and Quesnel, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°25'12''N, 122°17'43''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93B/8

Origin Notes and History:

McLeese Lake (Post Office adopted 4 June 1959 on 93B/8. Form of name changed to McLeese Lake (community) 31 January 1983 on 93B/8.

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

McLeese Lake Post Office was opened 28 July 1959, situated on Lot 313; Mrs Alice Myrtle McGaw postmistress.

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