Big Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows NE into Chilcotin River below Hanceville (locality), SW of Williams Lake (city), Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°51'06''N, 122°41'25''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92O/15
Related Maps: 92O/11
92O/15
92O/3
92O/6
92O/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 August 1954 on 92 O, as an established local name.

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

Includes headwaters known as Mears Creek.

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

Headwaters at 51 07 - 123 10 on 92 O/3.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa