Bend

Feature Type:Railway Point - A named railway siding, junction, flag stop or timing point with or without an agent.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On CNR, E side Fraser River between Penny and Dome Creek, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°46'00''N, 121°04'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93H/14

Origin Notes and History:

Bend (Station) adopted 4 September 1959 on 93H/14, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916 et seq. Bend (Railway Point) confirmed 15 June 1983 on 93H/14.

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

Bend Post Office opened 1 May 1930, situated on SW 1/4 Lot 3271; closed 15 October 1942.

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