BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dog Creek
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Feature Types.
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: NE side of junction of Dog Creek and Fraser River, W of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°35'00''N, 122°14'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92O/9
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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