BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bend
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Railway Point - A named railway siding, junction, or flag stop with or without an agent
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On CNR, E side Fraser River between Penny and Dome Creek, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°46'00''N, 121°04'00''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.: 93H/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Bend (Station) adopted 4 September 1959 on 93H/14, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916 et seq. Bend (Railway Point) confirmed 15 June 1983 on 93H/14.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Bend Post Office opened 1 May 1930, situated on SW 1/4 Lot 3271; closed 15 October 1942.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office