Origin Notes and History:
Adopted 7 December 1976 on 92C/8 as a well-established local name.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"China Beach" recalls the earlier name of Uglow Creek, known to loggers in the early days as China Creek.
Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions