Blaylock Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SW. into Kaslo River, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°01'03''N, 117°05'30''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 March 1961 on 82K/2, as submitted by BC Chief Geographer (file N.1.56).

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

The locality once known as Blaylock or Sproule's, situated about 1 mile NW at the mouth of Rossiter Creek, is now abandoned; application of the name Blaylock to this nearby stream was presumably intended to retain historic significance.

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

Mineral Reference Map 1, published in 1927, labels "Rossiter (Blaylock)(Cooper)(Bear) Creek"

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