Attachie

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Junction of Halfway and Peace Rivers, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°13'00''N, 121°25'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 94A/3

Origin Notes and History:

Attachie (Post Office) identified in 1930 BC Gazetteer; form of name changed to Attachie (settlement) 22 October 1945 on 94 SE; form of name changed to Attachie (locality) 1 December 1960 on 94SE. (file M.1.48)

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

Attachie Post Office opened 15 November 1928 located at SE 1/4 Sec 29, Tp 83, R 22, W6; closed 28 June 1931.

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

After the Beaver Indian Chief, Attachie, famous hunter and one of the signers of Treaty 8. Chief Attachie died in the flu epidemic of 1918-19 and is buried near the Halfway River.

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