BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Boundary Falls
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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 Greenwood, W of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°02'00''N, 118°42'00''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.: 82E/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1955 on 82/SW as a long-established local name, and as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Boundary Falls Post Office opened 1 March 1895; closed 1 August 1901; re-opened 1 February 1903; closed 1 August 1910; re-opened (date not cited); closed for the final time 4 July 1942.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office