Catfish Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NE into Fraser River, between Crescent Spur and Dome Creek NW of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°38'21''N, 120°47'34''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93H/10
Related Maps: 93H
93H/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on BC map 3H, 1919. Confirmed 12 March 1965; mouth at 53º 37' 00" - 120º 46' 00 on 93H/10, since diverted by highway & secondary road construction. Altered application 30 May 1990; mouth at 53º 38' 20" - 121º 47' 40" as shown on 1:20 000 TRIM mapping and confirmed by Department of Highways staff at McBride.

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