Schroeder Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows E into Kootenay Lake between Kaslo & Lardeau, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°02'08"N, 116°54'23"W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82K/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 14th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1915, as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 791, West Kootenay, 1900 et seq. Re-approved 7 October 1947 on Columbia River Basin manuscript 11.

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

Apparently so-named on an 1894 map of East & West Kootenay (title not cited).

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

A family by that name located in the vicinity of this creek; they had come to here from Spokane.

Source: Laing, Frederick W; Geographical Naming Record, September 1938; unpublished manuscript held in the Provincial Archives