Baker Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows SW into Canoe Reach
52°17’00” N 118°33’00” W — Map 83D/7 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1896.
Name officially adopted in 1935. Official in BCCanada

Adopted 5 March 1935 on Jasper Park south. Named after Col. James Baker, Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines for BC, 1892 – 1898. First labelled on a map published in 1896 (title not cited in BC files) (information provided by H. Nation, 1934).

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. Baker Creek. BCGN

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