Alta Lake

Feature Type:Former Post Office - Post Office now closed or renamed.
Status:
Relative Location: N side of Whistler Resport Municipality at S end of Green Lake, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°08'30''N, 122°57'20''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/2

Origin Notes and History:

Alta Lake (Post Office) adopted 6 September 1951 on 92J, located on the northwest side of Alta Lake at 50 07 15 - 122 59 00; application altered 22 June 1967 on 92 J. Name rescinded 14 May 1982 on 92 J/2.

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

Alta Lake Post Office was opened 1 February 1915, located at L2110; closed 2 November 1964. Re-opened 1 February 1966 on L1757. Renamed Whistler Post Office 1 April 1976.

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