Longworth

British Columbia. Locality
CNR, N of Fraser River, near Hungary Creek
53°55’00” N 121°28’00” W — Map 93H/14 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1915.
Official in BC

The name was submitted to the Geographical Board of Canada by Sir Alfred Smithers, chairman of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway during construction of the rail link. Perhaps it is named for one of the Longworths in England. The post office opened in October, 1915.

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Longworth

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