Fort Nelson / Kotcho River

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FORT NELSON, BC (Nearby: Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, Muskwa, Old Fort Nelson, Snake River, Prophet River)

  • Fort Nelson
  • Kotcho River

FORT NELSON, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Fort Nelson - Apparently named after Horatio, Lord Nelson (1758-1805), the British naval hero. Both Fort Nelson and a post at McLeod Lake seem to have been founded in 1805, and the two places compete for the title of 'oldest white settlement in British C
  • Kotcho River - From Slave Indian words meaning 'big fire.'

Kotcho River

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