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