Beaver Lake

Feature Type:Settlement - Any permanently occupied, unincorporated area normally identified by a single name, generally rural, and having a recognizable central focus.
Status:
Relative Location: N end of Beaver Lake, NE of Williams Lake, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°28'00''N, 121°51'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93A/5

Origin Notes and History:

Beaver Lake (Post Office & Settlement) adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Beaver Lake (Settlement) confirmed 2 August 1951 on 93 A. Name rescinded 1 June 1966 on 93A/5 (file Q.1.60)

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

Labelled "Beaver Lake (Guys House)" on BC map 1G, 1916.

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

Beaver Lake Post Office established 1 March 1906. Post Office closed 31 May 1933.

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