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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W. side of Okanagan Lake, in Peachland District Municipality, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°47'00''N, 119°42'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82E/13

Origin Notes and History:

Trépanier (Post Office and steamer landing) adopted 6 October 1936 on Ottawa file OBF 1525. Form of name changed to Trépanier (community) 29 November 1984 on file 203-2. See Trépanier Creek.

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