BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Big Creek
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Locality - A named place or area, with or without a scattered population
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of Hanceville, W of Williams Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°43'00''N, 123°02'00''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/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Big Creek (Post Office) adopted 5 August 1954 on 92 O, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916. Form of name changed to Big Creek (Locality) 15 June 1982 on 92O/11.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Big Creek Post Office opened 1 February 1907; closed 31 October 1975.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office