Goodeve Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S across BC-Washington boundary between Rossland and Grank Forks, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°00'00''N, 117°43'20''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/4

Origin Notes and History:

"Nigger Bar Creek (not Nigger Creek)" identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Nigger Bar Creek confirmed 2 June 1950 on 82 F/4. Name changed to Goodeve Creek 1 November 1967 on 82 F/4.

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

Renamed after the Honorable Arthur Samuel Goodeve, mayor of Rossland 1889-1900, and M.P. for the district.

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