Fort Shepherd Flats

Feature Type:Flats (2) - Almost level land, usually found along a valley. Plural of Flat (2).
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W bank of Columbia River just N of BC-Washington boundary, S of Trail, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°01'20''N, 117°36'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 August 1979 on 82F/SW - an established local name in association with the HBC trading post established here in 1811 (long since abandoned).

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.