BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Kamloops
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
City - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated under the provincial Municipal Act
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: At junction of North and South Thompson Rivers, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°40'33''N, 120°20'22''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.: 92I/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as the City of Kamloops 1 July 1893. Kamloops (City) confirmed 7 June 1927 on 92I/NE.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office