British Columbia. Railway point
On Canadian National Railway NW of Dome Creek
53.7667 N 121.0667 W — Map 93H/14 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1911 (GTP map)
Name officially adopted in 1959
Official in BCCanada
146 miles west of the Yellowhead Pass on the Canadian National Railway
Mile 58 in Fraser Subdivision (McBride to Prince George as of 1977)
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway station built in 1914. Removed 1968

The 1918 Wrigley’s Directory lists Bend as “a station on Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, 2 miles from Dome Creek and 12 from Penny. Dome Creek is the post office.” The Bend post office was open from 1930 to 1942.

  • Wrigley Directories, Limited. Wrigley’s British Columbia Directory. Vancouver: 1918. Internet Archive
  • Topping, William. A checklist of British Columbia post offices. Vancouver: published by the author, 7430 Angus Drive, 1983
  • Wikipedia. Bend

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