Batchelor Hills

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Part of City of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°43'00''N, 120°22'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92I/9
Related Maps: 92I

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 21 December 1977 on 92I/NE as a well-established local name, in turn after an old-time rancher & prospector in the area. See Batchelor Hill (hill).

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