BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Waldo
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Feature Types.
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official.
Relative Location: North of junction of Elk and Kootenay Rivers, SE of Cranbrook, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°12'00''N, 115°13'00''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.: 82G/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Waldo (Post Office) adopted 12 December 1939 on 82/SE. Form of name changed to Waldo (community) after post office was closed 29 December 1967. Name rescinded 17 March 1973.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.
Named after a rancher in the area, William N. Waldo.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.