Boundary Falls

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 Greenwood, W of Grand Forks, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°02'00''N, 118°42'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1955 on 82/SW as a long-established local name, and as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915.

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

Boundary Falls Post Office opened 1 March 1895; closed 1 August 1901; re-opened 1 February 1903; closed 1 August 1910; re-opened (date not cited); closed for the final time 4 July 1942.

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