Alexis 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: E of junction of Alexis Creek and Chilcotin River, W of Williams Lake (city), Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°05'00''N, 123°17'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93B/3

Origin Notes and History:

Alexis Creek (Post Office) adopted 31 March 1917; form of name changed to Alexis Creek (community) 15 December 1982 on 93B/3.

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

Named after Chilcotin Chief "Alexis" (from The Post Offices of British Columbia, 1858-1970). See also Alexis Creek (creek)

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