Chilliwack Lake

Feature Type:Lake - Inland body of standing water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Expansion of Chilliwack River near BC-Washington boundary, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°03'25''N, 121°24'50''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/3

Origin Notes and History:

Chilliwack Lake adopted in the 15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1917, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914, not "Chilukweyuk" as spelled on Trutch's 1871 map of British Columbia. See Chilliwack River & Chilliwack (city) for origin information.

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