Manning Park

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: At junction of Little Muddy Creek and Similkameen River, toward W side Manning Provincial Park, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°04'00''N, 120°47'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92H/2

Origin Notes and History:

Manning Park (Post Office) adopted 2 July 1953 on 92H. Manning Park (post office) confirmed 5 November 1953 on 92H/SE, NOT Pinewoods (settlement) nor Pine Woods (settlement). Form of name changed to Manning Park (community) 30 June 1982 on 92H/2.

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

Manning Park Post Office opened here 2 July 1953l; relocated 1 April 1977 to the community of Eastgate.

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