Aeneas Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Marron River, W of Skaha Lake, SW of Penticton, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°24'04''N, 119°42'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey map 420A, Kettle River.

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

After Little Aeneas, a wizened old Indian who lived alone at the south end of the lake for many years, and who died about 1946, age 100+ (Okanagan Historical Society 12th Report, 1948)

Source: included with note