Wells (Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, V0K 2R0)
1. Barkerville / Bowron Lake / Isaac Lake / Kibbee Lake / Lanezi Lake / Stouts Gulch Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Billy Barker, who struck it rich here. Barker, a Cornish potter turned sailor, jumped ship in 1858 to join the gold rush in the Fraser Canyon. On 21 August 1862, he was digging in the Cariboo fifty feet down and still no gold.
2. Stanley Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Stanley - Founded during the Cariboo gold rush of the 1860s, this settlement was named after Edward Henry, Lord Stanley, who in 1869 became Earl of Derby. (See also Van Winkle Creek.)
3. Wells (District) / Jack of Clubs Lake / Jawbone Creek / Klehini River / Lowhee Creek / Van Winkle Creek Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 994-3330 - Leave a Public Review
Jack of Clubs Lake - An item in the Daily British Colonist of 30 July 1861 gives the story of this name:
  4. Anderson - Leave a Public Review
After Alexander Caulfield Anderson, born in Calcutta in 1814 and educated in England.
  5. Beaver Pass House Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  6. Wendle Park - Leave a Public Review
7. Barkerville Historic Town / Mount Brew / Cunningham Creek (Barkerville, 6km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Chartres Brew (1815-70), Crimean War veteran and inspector of constabulary, Cork, Ireland, who was appointed in 1858 first inspector of police for the infant colony of British Columbia.
  8. Cedar Point Park (Likely, 54km) - Leave a Public Review
9. Hydraulic (Likely, 54km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Hydraulic - Takes its name from the hydraulic monitors that washed away the overlay to get at the gold deposits in the nearby Bullion Pit, a huge chasm excavated by water under high pressure.
10. Keithley Creek (Likely, 54km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Keithley Creek - It was here in July 1860 that 'Doc' Keithley struck it rich and set off the Cariboo gold rush.
11. Likely / Le Bourdais Lake / Murderer Creek (Likely, 54km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Le Bourdais Lake - After Louis Le Bourdais, who grew up to be a cowpuncher, then turned telegrapher and served at Lac la Hache, Golden, Vernon, and Quesnel.