Tellot Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into lower Mosley Creek, W side of Homathko River below Tatlayoko Lake, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°21'07''N, 124°53'40''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92N/7
Related Maps: 92N/6
92N/7

Origin Notes and History:

"Tellot Creek" adopted 1 August 1922 for BC map 2D, Powell Lake, as recommended by BC Geographic Division; not "Grizzly Creek" as had been labelled on BC map 18, 1912. Confirmed 6 April 1950 on 92NW.

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

Named after the Chilcotin Indian Chief who had played a prominent part in the destruction of Alfred Waddington's road-building party, 1864.

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

Headwaters at 51 23 - 125 02 on 92N/6.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa