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Contents

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

 Nakusp    Village   Link   Link
 Namu          Link
 Nanaimo       City   Link   Link
 Nanoose Bay           Link
 Naramata        Link   Link
 Nass Camp         Link
 Needles       Link   Link
 Nelson      City   Link   Link
 Nemaiah Valley      IR2      Link
 Nesikep          Link
 New Aiyansh          Link
 New Brighton            Link
 New Denver    Village      Link
 New Hazelton       Link   Link
 New Westminster     City   Link   Link
 Nicola       Link  
 Nimpo Lake            Link
 North Bend       Link   Link
 North Delta       Link   Link
 North Pine         Link
 North Saanich        Link   Link
 North Vancouver      City   Link   Link
 Notch Hill        Link   
 N'quat'qua     IR     
 Oak Bay         Link
 Oakridge       Link   
 Ocean Falls         Link   Link
 Okanagan Centre       Link   Link
 Okanagan Falls           Link
 Okanagan Mission       Link   Link
 Olalla          Link
 Oliver       Town   Link   Link
 Olsen Valley       Link   
 Ootischenia           Link
 Ootsa Lake       Link   
 Osoyoos      Town   Link   Link
 Oyama       Link  
 Oyster River         Link
 Parksville     Town    Link   Link
 Peachland       Link   Link
 Pemberton       Village    Link   Link
 Pender Island       Link   Link
 Penny       Link   Link
 Penticton    City    Link   Link
 Phoenix       Link   Link
 Pink Mountain         Link
 Pitt Meadows         Link   Link
 Pleasant Camp           Link
 Poett Nook          Link
 Popkum           Link
 Poplar City       Link  
Port Alberni      City   Link   Link
 Port Alice       Link   Link
 Port Coquitlam     City   Link    Link
 Port Douglas       Link   Link
 Port Edward           Link   Link  
 Port Essington          Link   Link
 Port Hardy          Link   Link
 Port McNeill        Town   Link   Link
 Port Mellon       Link   Link
 Port Moody      City    Link   Link
 Port Renfrew        Link   Link
 Pouce Coupe      Village     Link
 Powell River     City   Link   Link
 Prespatou           Link
 Prince George      City   Link    Link
 Prince Rupert     City   Link   Link
 Princeton  Vermilion Forks
 Town    Link   Link
 Procter  
    Link  
 Progress          Link
 Qualicum           Link
 Qualicum Beach     Tow   Link   Link
 Quathiaski Cove         Link
 Quatsino        Link   Link
 Queen Charlotte City    Village    Link   Link
 Queen's Bay       Link   Link
 Quesnel     City   Link   Link
 Quesnel Forks       Link   Link
 Radium Hot Springs          Link
 Redroofs          Link
 Revelstoke         City   Link   Link
 Richfield       Link   Link
 Richmond     City   Link   Link
 River Jordan  Jordan River
      Link
 Roberts Creek       Link   Link
 Robson          Link
 Rock Bay         Link
 Rock Creek       Link   Link
 Roe Lake       Link  Link
 Rolla          Link
 Rose Prairie       Link   Link
 Rosedale         Link
 Rossland     City   Link   Link
 Rosswood         Link
 Roy         Link
 Royston          Link
 Ruskin         Link
 Saanich     City   Link   Link
 Salmo    Village      Link
 Salmon Arm     City   Link   Link
 Salmon River       Link  Link
 Saltair          Link
 Sandon       Link   Link
 Sandspit          Link
 Sardis         Link
 Saturna Island       Link   Link
 Savary Island       Link  Link
 Savona        Link   Link
 Sayward       Link   Link
 Sechelt       Link   Link
 Semahquam        Link
 Seton Portage         Link
 Seymour Arm  Ogdensville
    Link   Link
 Shackan       Link  Link
 Shalath         Link
 Shaw Springs         Link
 Shawnigan Lake       Link   Link
 Shelley       Link  Link
 Sicamous       Link   Link
 Sidney     City   Link   Link
 Silver Creek       Link  Link
 Silverton       Link   Link
 Siska  Cisco
      Link 
 Skookumchuck         Link 
 Skookumchuck Hot  Springs        Link
 Silverdale           Link
 Silverhill         Link
 Skidegate         Link
 Slocan    Village     Link
 Smithers    Town   Link   Link
 Soda Creek       Link   Link
 Sointula       Link   Link
 Sooke     City   Link   Link
 Sorrento       Link   Link
 Spallumcheen       Link   Link
 Sparwood          Link
 Spences Bridge          Link
 Spillimacheen       Link   Link
 Spuzzum          Link
 Squamish       Link   Link
 Squilax         Link
 St. Elmo          Link
 Stanley       Link  Link
 Stave Falls and Stave   Gardens        Link
 Steelhead          Link
 Steveston       Link   Link
 Stewart          Link
 Summerland       Link   Link
 Sunset Prairie          Link
 Sunshine Bay       Link  Link
 Surrey     City   Link  Link
 Surrey Centre       Link  Link
 Swart       Link  Link
 Tachie           Link
 Taft         Link
 Tahsis    Village     Link 
 Tappen       Link   Link
 Tarry's          Link
 Taylor         Link
 Telegraph Cove          Link
 Telegraph Creek         Link
 Telkwa         Link
 Terrace    City   Link   Link
 Tete Jaune Cache         Link
 Thornhill           Link
 Thrums           Link
 Tlell           Link
 Tofino       Link   Link
 Tomslake        Link   Link
 Trail      City   Link   Link
 Tranquille       Link   Link
 Trapp Lake         Link
 Trout Lake  Trout Lake City
    Link   Link
 Tsawwassen           Link
 Tulameen  Otter Flat
    Link   Link
 Tumbler Ridge         Link   Link
 Two Rivers       Link  Link
 Ucluelet         Link  Link 
 Union Bay        Link   Link
 Usk           Link
 Valemount      Village       Link
 Vallican           Link
 Van Anda    Vananda
       Link
 Vancouver      City   Link   Link
 Vanderhoof    Town   Link   Link  
 Vavenby        Link   Link
 Vernon     City   Link   Link
 Vesuvius           Link
 Victoria     City   Link   Link
 View Royal    Town   Link   Link
 Walnut Grove         Link
 Warfield    Village     Link
 Wasa           Link
 Wellington       Link   Link
 Wells       Link   Link
 Westbank          Link   Link
 Westbridge       Link  Link
 Westholme       Link   Link
 Westwold       Link   Link
 West Kelowna         Link
 West Vancouver        Link   Link
 Whaletown     Village   Link   Link
 Whistler       Link   Link
 White Rock     City   Link   Link
 Whonnock       Link   Link
 Williams Lake     City   Link   Link
 Windermere          Link
 Winfield       Link   Link
 Wonowon         Link
 Woodfibre           Link
 Woss          Link
 Wynndel         Link
 Yahk         Link
 Yale           Link   Link
 Yarrow        Link   Link
 Yennadon             Link
 Ymir          Link   Link
 Youbou           Link
 Zeballos           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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