Champion Creek

Feature Type:Settlement - Any permanently occupied, unincorporated area normally identified by a single name, generally rural, and having a recognizable central focus.
Relative Location: E side Columbia River, between Trail and Castlegar, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°13'00''N, 117°40'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Champion Creek (Doukhabor settlement) adopted 6 December 1951 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 14, as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. 1979 air photos show settlement to be razed and uncultivated. Name rescinded 31 May 1983 on 82F/4.

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