Bridge Lake

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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Bridge Lake, SE of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°29'00''N, 120°43'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92P/7
Related Maps: 92P
92P/7

Origin Notes and History:

Bridge Lake (Post Office) adopted in the 1953 BC Gazetteer. Confirmed 3 March 1955 on 92 P. Form of name changed to Bridge Lake (Community) 15 December 1982 on 92 P/7.

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

Bridge Lake Post Office opened 1 January 1923.

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