Evans Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Fraser River drainage
Flows E into Dome Creek
53.7 N 121.0667 W — Map 93H/11 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1916
Name officially adopted in 1958
Official in BCCanada

Jack Evans was a pioneer trapper and prospector who came into the area in 1895. In 1946 he was still living at Penny. He claimed to have a copy of the lost diary of Alexander Mackenzie [1764–1820], and after Evans died local people ransacked his cabin looking for a reputed cache of money.


  • Runnalls, Francis Edwin [1895–1990]. A History of Prince George. Prince George: Fraser-Fort George Museum, 1946
  • Wheeler, Marilyn [1932–2016]. The Robson Valley Story. McBride, B.C.: Robson Valley Story Group, 1979
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