Springfield Ranch

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 BCR, E side of Fraser River between Williams Lake and Soda Creek, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°16'25''N, 122°15'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93B/8

Origin Notes and History:

Hargreaves (Station) adopted 6 May 1954 on 93B. Confirmed as Hargreaves (Railway Point) 15 April 1983 on 93B/8. Name changed to Springfield Ranch (Railway Point) 10 May 1988 on 93B/8.

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

BCR advises that the railway point is named after the property it is situated on.

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