Vevey Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW into Aylwin Creek, E side of Slocan Lake between Enterprise and Silverton Creeks, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°53'37''N, 117°23'15''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1926 on Geological Survey sheet 200A, Slocan, as named on BC Lands' map 1EM, 1915;

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

"Vevey Creek (not Eight Mile, nor North Fork of Eight Mile, nor L.H.) tributary to Aylwin Creek..." (1930 BC Gazetteer.)

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.