BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Beaver River
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official.
Relative Location: W side Fraser River, 5 miles SE of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°16'00''N, 120°05'00''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.: 93H/8
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 93H
93H/8
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Origin Notes and History:

Beaver River (settlement) adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as identified in Schools List; the school was probably located adjacent to the road in L5305, east of the abandoned airfield. Name rescinded 6 April 1981 on 93H/8.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Beaver River was the early name for Holmes River, hence the name Beaver River School.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office