Topley

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: N side Bulkley River, between Burns Lake and Houston, Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°30'00''N, 126°18'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93L/9

Origin Notes and History:

Topley (Post Office) adopted 6 October 1936 on 93L. Confirmed 5 July 1951 on 93L. Form of name changed to Topley (Community) 15 March 1983 on 93L/9.

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

Named after a Grand Trunk Pacific Railway engineer.

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