Cherry Creek

Feature Type:Creek (1) - Watercourse, usually smaller than a river.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows W into Shuswap River below Sugar Lake, E of Vernon, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°15'31''N, 118°38'14''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/7
Related Maps: 82L/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 11 January 1922 on Ottawa file OBF 0669, as identified in BC mines reports from 1874 onward, 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

Headwaters at 50 18 - 118 16 on 82L/8.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa