Nevin Creek

Feature type: Creek (1)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Flows S into Fraser River, near Raush Valley Station
Latitude: 53°12’00”
Longitude: 119°59’00”
NTS map: 83E/4
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

The name “Nevin (King) Creek” appears on the 1915 Provincial Pre-emptor’s map. Slim Niven was a “well-known oldtimer who lived in Tête Jaune Cache during railway construction, around 1912,” according to Margaret McKirdy.

References:

  • McBride cemetery. Grave markers.
  • McKirdy, Fern. The early history of the Yellowhead and Tête Jaune. Valemount, B.C.: 2 & 9 September 1987
  • Yellowhead Pass and its people. Valemount, B.C.: Valemount Historic Society, 1984
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