Dog Creek

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: NE side of junction of Dog Creek and Fraser River, W of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°35'00''N, 122°14'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92O/9

Origin Notes and History:

Dog Creek (Post Office) adopted 5 August 1954 on 92O, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916. Form of name changed to Dog Creek (community) 15 December 1982 on 92O/9.

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

Dog Creek Post Office was opened 1 July 1873.

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