BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Alexis Creek
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E of junction of Alexis Creek and Chilcotin River, W of Williams Lake (city), Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°05'00''N, 123°17'00''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.: 93B/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Alexis Creek (Post Office) adopted 31 March 1917; form of name changed to Alexis Creek (community) 15 December 1982 on 93B/3.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after Chilcotin Chief "Alexis" (from The Post Offices of British Columbia, 1858-1970). See also Alexis Creek (creek)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office