British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies
- In 1895 Lady Aberdeen noted in her diary, 'Opposite Pilot Bay a gentleman of the name of Balfour has built a private residence just because of the beauty of the place. And he is fully justified.'
- Balfour was superintendent of bridges during construction of the CPR's Crowsnest line.
- Kokanee Creek - From the Okanagan Indian word meaning 'little salmon,' applied to the landlocked sockeye salmon. (See also Kickininee Park.)
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
Address of this page: http://bc.ruralroutes.com/Balfour