Black Creek

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: NE side of Vancouver Island, between Courtenay and Campbell River (city), Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°50'00''N, 125°08'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92F/14

Origin Notes and History:

Black Creek (Post Office) adopted 15 July 1936 (file S.2.36); form of name changed to Black Creek (Community) 15 December 1982 on 92F/14.

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

Black Creek Post Office was opened 1 June 1936, named in association with adjacent creek.

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