BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Lemon Creek
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of Slocan Lake, NW of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°42'00''N, 117°29'00''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.: 82F/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Lemon Creek (flag stop) identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer - located on CPR. Lemon Creek (station) adopted 7 July 1955 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 64, as labelled on BC Landds' map 4B, 1946. Form of name changed to Lemon Creek (community) 29 November 1984.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named in association with the nearby creek of the same name, in turn after Robert Lemon, prominent pre-WW I merchant of Nelson.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office