Connaught Hill

Feature Type:Hill - Elevation of terrain rising prominently above the surrounding land.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: In Prince George, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°54'38''N, 122°44'51''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93G/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 21 May 1981 on 93G/15, as labelled on map accompanying municipal index of Prince George street names, 1970.

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

Named after Arthur, Duke of Connaught (1850-1942), Governer General of Canada 1911-1916.

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

The Carrier say that this hill was a giant beaver lodge.

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