Fauquier / Heart Creek / Robinson Creek / Whatshan Lake / Barnes Creek

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Fauquier, BC (Nearby: Applegrove, Edgewood, Burton, Carrolls Landing, Makinson)

  • Fauquier
  • Heart Creek
  • Heart Creek
  • Robinson Creek
  • Robinson Creek
  • Whatshan Lake
  • Barnes Creek

121 Oak St
Fauquier, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies

Description From Owner:
  • Fauquier - After F.G. Fauquier, pioneer rancher and fruit grower. In the 1890s he served as government agent, mining recorder, customs officer, and first policeman at Nakusp.
  • Heart Creek - From the shape of the cirque at the head of the creek.
  • Robinson Creek - After John Moore Robinson (1855-1935), the founder of Peachland, Summerland, and Naramata.
  • Born in Ontario of Irish descent, he went in 1879 to Manitoba, where he edited the Portage La Prairie Review, founded the Brandon Times, and became an MIA. He came to Rossland in 1890.
  • Visiting a ranch near today's Peachland, he was so impressed by the peaches grown here that he founded his Okanagan towns and brought out hundreds of prairie families as settlers.
  • Whatshan Lake - This name was in use as early as 1866. Its derivation is uncertain.
  • Barnes Creek - After John Christopher Barnes, who pre-empted land above Ashcroft in 1868.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Whatshan Lake, 9km
  • Naumulten Mountain, 8km
  • Snowshoe Lake, 9km
  • Mount McBride, 10km
  • Mount Prough, 11km
  • Mount Rollins, 10km
  • Goat Mountain, 11km
  • Mount Shardelow, 14km
  • Hilda Peak, 12km
  • Mount Ingersoll, 18km
  • Lindsay Lake, 13km
  • Mista Peak, 20km
  • Mount Lequereux, 16km
  • York Lake, 15km
  • Lower Arrow Lake, 23km
  • Mount O'Leary, 21km
  • Sangrida Peak, 25km
  • Mount York, 17km
  • Whatshan Peak, 26km
  • McKean Lakes, 19km
  • Mount Harlow, 21km
  • Woden Peak, 20km
  • Purney Lake, 20km
  • Cinnamon Lake, 28km
  • Mount McKean, 20km
  • Mount Ludlow, 24km
  • Scalping Knife Mountain, 27km
  • Mount Freya, 25km
  • Inonoaklin Mountain, 26km
  • Gunwad Mountain, 22km
  • Mount Scaia, 21km
  • Mount Marshall, 23km
  • Galloping Mountain, 23km
  • Bunny Lake, 23km
  • Mount Carleton Brown, 23km
  • Mount Flynn, 28km
  • Mount Dorval, 23km
  • Mount Bor, 24km
  • Gregorio Peak, 25km
  • Saddle Mountain, 34km
  • Bear Paw Lake, 34km
  • Gwillim Lakes, 24km
  • Mount Young, 25km
  • Hird Lakes, 24km
  • Rocky Lakes, 24km
  • Holmes Lake, 32km
  • Lucifer Peak, 25km
  • Lily Pad Lake, 36km
  • Trident Peak, 25km
  • Upper Saddle Mountain, 36km