BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dogtown
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StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: S end of Skaha Lake, between Penticton and Oliver, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°21'00''N, 119°34'00''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.: 82E/5
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Origin Notes and History:

"Okanagan Falls (Dogtown), at south end of Skaha (Dog) Lake. Subdivision plan registered by Okanagan Falls Townsite Company, 13 October 1893. Okanagan Falls Post Office was opened 1 February 1899..." (12th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1948)
Source: included with note