BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Chilanco Forks
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Former Post Office - Post Office now closed or rename
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: N side Chilanko River, just NE of Tatla Lake, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°07'00''N, 124°04'00''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.: 93C/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Chilanco Forks Post Office was opened 1 September 1907, situated on L 258, R3; closed 31 July 1918. Note that settlement name was (and still is) spelled Chilanko Forks.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office