Dogtown

Feature Type:Settlement - Any permanently occupied, unincorporated area normally identified by a single name, generally rural, and having a recognizable central focus.
Status: Lookup the official name
Relative Location: S end of Skaha Lake, between Penticton and Oliver, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°21'00''N, 119°34'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82E/5

Origin Notes and History:

"Okanagan Falls (Dogtown), at south end of Skaha (Dog) Lake. Subdivision plan registered by Okanagan Falls Townsite Company, 13 October 1893. Okanagan Falls Post Office was opened 1 February 1899..." (12th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1948)

Source: included with note