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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location. If few sources are found for the place, look at the sources for the province of Alberta.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.

Notes

  • Listed below are the Populated Places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada. British Columbia = Répertoire géographique du Canada. Colombie-Britannique.[1]  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Alberta.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geogrpahical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table


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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 70 Mile House    
  Link
 100 Mile House        Link   Link
 105 Mile House    IR2      Link
 108 Mile House          
 150 Mile House         
 Abbotsford     City    Link   Link
 Agassiz       Link   Link
 Ahousat      IR   Link   Link
 Ainsworth       Link   Link
 Aiyanish      
  
 Alberni       Link  
 Albion       Link   Link
 Aldergrove       Link    Link
 Alert Bay    Village/IR     Link
 Alexandra Lodge       Link  
 Alexandria          Link
 Alexis Creek          Link
 Aleza Lake       Link   Link
 Alkali Lake         Link 
 Alta Lake         Link
 Ambleside            Link
 Anahim Lake         Link
 Anmore    Village   Link   Link
 Annieville          Link
 Anyox       Link   Link
 Argenta           Link
 Armstrong    City   Link   Link
 Arrandale         Link
 Arrow Park       Link  
 Arrowhead       Link   Link
 Ashcroft    Village   Link   Link
 Ashton Creek       Link  
 Aspen Grove       
  Link
 Atlin       Link   Link
 Attachie          Link
 Australian         Link
 Avola       Link  
 Baker Creek          Link
 Baldonnel         Link
 Balfour       Link    Link
 Bamberton         Link
 Bamfield          Link
 Barkerville       Link   Link
 Barnet         Link
 Barnston Island           Link
 Barriere       Link   Link
 Basque          Link
 Bear Lake          Link
 Beaton           Link  
 Beaverdell          Link
 Bedwell Bay          Link
 Bedwell Harbour            Link
 Belcarra    Village     Link
 Bella Bella           Link
 Bella Coola        Link   Link
 Bennett         Link
 Benvoulin          Link
 Beresford       Link   Link
 Birch Island       Link  
 Bighorn         
 Birken          Link
 Black Creek          Link
 Blackpool       Link  Link
 Blind Bay         Link
 Blubber Bay          Link
 Blue River       Link   Link
 Blunden Harbour         Link
 Bonaparte         Link
 Boothroyd         Link
 Boston Bar       Link   Link
 Boswell         Link
 Botanical Beach          Link
 Boundary Bay           Link
 Bountiful          Link
 Bowen Island       Link   Link
 Bowser          Link
 Bralorne          Link
 Brentwood Bay         Link
 Bridesville       Link  Link
 Bridgeport         Link
 Brighouse          Link
 Brilliant         Link
 Brisco       Link  Link
 Britannia Beach         Link
 Brocklehurst         Link
 Brookmere      
  Link
 Brunswick          Link
 Brunswick Beach         Link
 Buick         Link
 Bull Harbour         Link
 Burnaby       Link    Link
 Burns Lake    Village   Link   Link
 Burquitlam         Link
 Burrard       Link  
 Burton       Link   Link
 Cache Creek     Village   Link   Link
 Cameronton       Link  Link
 Cameron Bar 13    IR     Link
 Campbell River        Link   Link
 Canal Flats     Village      Link
 Canoe      Link   Link
 Cape Scott       Link   Link
 Castlegar    City  
  Link
 Cawston       Link   Link
 Cecil Lake        Link   Link
 Cedar         Link
 Cedarvale       Link   Link
 Celista       Link   Link
 Central Saanich       Link   Link
 Charlie Lake          Link
 Chase     Village   Link    Link
 Chemainus       Link   Link 
 Cherryville        Link   Link
 Chetwynd          Link
 Chilliwack      City   Link   Link
 Chinook Cove       Link  
 Christina Lake       Link   Link
 Chu Chua       Link   Link
 Clayburn       Link   Link
 Clayhurst         Link
 Clayton      
 Link
 Clearbrook         Link
 Clearwater       Link   Link
 Clinton    Village   Link   Link
 Clo-oose    IR   Link   Link
 Cluculz Lake          Link
 Coal Harbour            Link
 Coalmont       Link   Link
 Coast         Link
 Cobble Hill       Link   Link
 Coldstream       Link   Link
 Colwood    City      Link
 Comox    Town   Link   Link
 Coombs         Link
 Copper Mountain       Link   Link
 Coquitlam    City   Link   Link
 Courtenay    City   Link   Link
 Cowichan Bay
       Link   Link
 Cowichan Lake        Link   Link
 Cranberry Junction          Link
 Cranbrook    City   Link   Link
 Creston      Town   Link   Link
 Crofton         Link
 Crowsnest       Link  Link
 Cumberland      Village   Link   Link 
 D'Arcy         Link
 Dawson Creek      Link  Link
 Dease Lake         Link
 Delta       Link   Link
 Denman Island       Link   Link
 Deroche       Link   Link
 Devine         Link
 Dog Creek          Link
 Donald        Link   Link
 Duncan     City   Link   Link
 Dunster         Link
 Eagle Bay       Link   Link
 Earls Cove          Link
 Ecoole       Link  Link
 Eddontenajon          Link
 Edgewood       Link   Link
 Elkford         Link
 Ellison       Link   Link
 Enderby    City   Link   Link
 Errington         Link
 Esquimalt        Link   Link
 Fanny Bay         Link
 Fairmont Hot Springs           Link
 Fairview       Link   Link
 Falkland       Link   Link
 Farmington         Link
 Fauquier       Link   Link
 Fernie    City   Link   Link
 Field         Link
 Flood       Link   Link
 Forest Grove       Link   Link
 Fort Fraser          Link
 Fort Langley        Link   Link
 Fort Nelson        Link   Link
 Fort Rupert           Link  
 Fort St. James        Link   Link
 Fort St. John     City   Link   Link
 Fort Steele         Link   Link
 Fort Ware          Link
 Fountain         Link
 Francois Lake          Link
 Fraser Lake     Village   Link   Link
 Fraser Mills       Link  Link
 French Creek       Link   Link
 Fruitvale    Village      Link
 Fulford Harbour         Link
 Furry Creek         Link
 Gabriola       Link  Link
 Gabriola Island          Link
 Galena Bay          Link
 Ganges         Link
 Gibsons    Town     Link
 Gibsons Landing       Link   Link
 Glenrosa       Link   Link
 Gold Bridge          Link
 Gold River    Village   Link   Link
 Golden    Town   Link   Link
 Goldstream         Link
 Goodlow           Link
 Grand Forks    City   Link    Link
 Granisle    Village      Link
 Granite Creek       Link   Link
 Grasmere         Link
 Greendale       Link   Link
 Greenwood     City   Link   Link
 Greenville           Link
 Grindrod       Link   Link
 Groundbirch            Link
 Haig         Link
 Hagensborg         Link
 Hanceville          Link
 Harrison Hot Springs     Village   Link   Link
 Harrison Mills        Link   Link
 Harrop       Link   Link
 Hartley Bay          Link
 Hatzic       Link   Link
 Hazelton        Link   Link
 Hedley        Link   Link
 Heffley Creek          Link
 Heriot Bay           Link
 Hills       Link  Link
 Hixon         Link
 Holberg          Link
 Honeymoon Bay           Link
 Hope    Town   Link    Link
 Horsefly         Link
 Houston            Link
 Hudson's Hope        Link  Link
 Hullcar       Link  Link
 Invermere        Link   Link
 Ioco       Link  Link
 Jackson Bay             Link
 Jacksons          Link
 Juskatla         Link
 Kaleden          Link
 Kamloops    City   Link   Link
 Kaslo         Link
 Keats Landing         Link
 Keefers           Link
 Keithly Creek      
  Link
 Kelly Lake       Link  Link
 Kelowna     City   Link  Link
 Keremeos       Village   Link   Link 
 Kettle Valley       Link   Link
 Kimberley      City   Link   Link
 Kimsquit       Link  Link
 Kingcome Inlet           Link
 Kinnaird             Link
 Kispiox           Link
 Kitimat        Link   Link
 Kitsumgallum         Link
 Kitsumkalum       Link  Link
 Lac la Hache        Link   Link
 Lac le Jeune            Link
 Ladner       Link    Link
 Ladysmith    Town   Link   Link
 Laidlaw       Link   Link
Lake Country         Link
Lake Cowichan    Town   Link   Link
Langdale       Link
Langford    City     Link
Langley    District Municipality   Link   Link
Langley     City     Link
Lantzville         Link
Lardeau       Link   Link
Likely       Link    Link
Lillooet       Link   Link
Lions Bay    Village     Link
Little Fort       Link   Link
Logan Lake         Link
Lone Butte       Link   Link
Louis Creek       Link   Link
Lower Post         Link
Lucas         Link
Lumby       Link   Link
Lund         Link
Lytton    Village   Link   Link
Mackenzie       Link   Link
Madeira Park         Link
Malahat         Link
Mansons Landing       Link   Link
Maple Ridge       Link   Link
Masset    Village     Link
McBride       Link   Link
McClure       Link   Link
Merritt    City   Link   Link
Merville       Link   Link
Metchosin       Link   Link
Mill Bay         Link
Mission       Link   Link
Moberly Lake         Link
Montney         Link
Montrose    Village     Link
Moresby Camp          Link
Moricetown         Link
Mount Currie         Link
Mount Lehman (Abbotsford)         Link
Moyie       Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link   Link

References

  1. Gazetteer of Canada. British Columbia = Répertoire géographique du Canada. Colombie-Britannique. Ottawa, Ontario : Canada. Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Surveys and Mapping Branch, c1985). FHL book 971.1 E5c 1985

   

 

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