Dog Creek

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just S of Williams Lake (city), Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°06'10''N, 122°07'30''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93B/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 25 January 1995 on 93 B/1, as recommended by City of Williams Lake planning department; a well-established local name that should be labelled on maps.

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

Caution: a much older community, also called Dog Creek, located about 30 miles south of here.

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