Slocan

Feature Type:Village (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a village municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S end of Slocan Lake, NW of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°46'04''N, 117°27'58''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/14
Related Maps: 82F/11
82F/14

Origin Notes and History:

Slocan incorporated as a City Municipality 1 June 1901. Slocan (City) confirmed 6 April 1926 on Geological Survey sheet 200A. Re-incorporated as a Village Municipality 1 June 1958 on 82F/14. Slocan (Village) confirmed 24 June 1962 on 82F/NW.

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

Slocan City Post Office was established 1 November 1896; renamed Slocan Post Office 1 July 1897. See also the municipality's own website.

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