BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cherry Creek
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Shuswap River below Sugar Lake, E of Vernon, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°15'31''N, 118°38'14''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82L/7
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82L/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 11 January 1922 on Ottawa file OBF 0669, as identified in BC mines reports from 1874 onward, 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
Headwaters at 50 18 - 118 16 on 82L/8.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa