Anaconda

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: S of junction of Eholt and Boundary Creeks, W of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'00''N, 118°41'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1955 on 82E, as labelled on Geological Survey map 834, 1905, and on BC map 1EM, 1915.

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

Anaconda Post Office opened 1 November 1896, situated on Lot 7, NE 1/4 Sec 32, Tp 70; named after the Anaconda Smelter in Bute, Montana. Post Office closed 30 July 1915.

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