Winlaw Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NW into Slocan River at Winlaw, NW of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°36'37''N, 117°34'11''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/12
Related Maps: 82F/11
82F/12

Origin Notes and History:

Winlaw Creek (not Cedar Creek nor Ceder Creek)" identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Winlaw Creek confirmed 19 January 1956 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 63, not "Cedar Creek" as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915, nor "Winlaw (Cedar) Creek" as labelled on BC map 4A, 1926.

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

Headwaters at 49 36- 117 27 on 82F/11.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

This creek is labelled "Pedro Creek" on Rossland sheet 28, 1912, flowing into Slocan River at Lot 5964. Labelled "Winlaw (Cedar) Creek", on Rossland sheet 4A, 1926, flowing into Slocan River at Lot 3464.

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