Big Creek

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Hanceville, W of Williams Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°43'00''N, 123°02'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92O/11

Origin Notes and History:

Big Creek (Post Office) adopted 5 August 1954 on 92 O, as labelled on BC map 1G, 1916. Form of name changed to Big Creek (Locality) 15 June 1982 on 92O/11.

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

Big Creek Post Office opened 1 February 1907; closed 31 October 1975.

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