Copton Creek

Alberta. Creek: Smoky River drainage
Flows N into Kakwa River
54.2681 N 119.2728 W — Map 083L06 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1917 (Jobe)
Name officially adopted in 1950
Official in Canada

Origin of the name unknown. Mary Lenore Jobe Akeley [1878–1966] mentions Copton Creek in the report on a 1917 winter journey.


  • Jobe Akeley, Mary Lenore [1878–1966]. “A winter journey to Mt. Sir Alexander and the Wapiti.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 9 (1918):58-65

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