BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Slocan
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Village (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated under the provincial Municipal Act
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S end of Slocan Lake, NW of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°46'04''N, 117°27'58''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82F/14
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82F/11
82F/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Slocan incorporated as a City Municipality 1 June 1901. Slocan (City) confirmed 6 April 1926 on Geological Survey sheet 200A. Re-incorporated as a Village Municipality 1 June 1958 on 82F/14. Slocan (Village) confirmed 24 June 1962 on 82F/NW.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Slocan City Post Office was established 1 November 1896; renamed Slocan Post Office 1 July 1897. See also the municipality's own website.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office