Fennell Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Barrière River, E side of North Thompson River N of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°21'09''N, 119°43'23''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/5

Origin Notes and History:

"Fennel Creek (not Beaver Creek)" approved in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, at 51 21 - 119 48, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915. Application altered and spelling corrected to "Fennell Creek" 20 November 1972 on 82M/5 (file S.1.64 and A.1.72).

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

Named after George Fennell, an old timer in the district.

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