Nevin Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Fraser River drainage
Flows S into Fraser River S of Raush River
53.1947 N 119.9783 W — Map 083E04 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1915 (Pre-emptor’s map)
Name officially adopted in 1963
Official in BCCanada
This creek appears on:
Pre-emptor’s map Tête Jaune 3H 1919 [Nevin (King) Creek]

The name “Nevin (King) Creek” appears on the 1915 Provincial Pre-emptor’s map. The creek is still referred to locally as “King Creek.”

Perhaps named for Slim Niven, “a well-known oldtimer who lived in Tête Jaune Cache during railway construction, around 1912,” according to Margaret McKirdy of Valemount.

Not named after the Dunster old-timer and trapper John Niven who came from Scotland to Canada in 1923 and to B.C. in 1924.


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