Fort Nelson / Kotcho River / Muskwa River

Your Host(s) : Canada Post

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

  • Fort Nelson
  • Kotcho River
  • Muskwa River
  • Creation of the Canol (Canadian Oil) Pipeline
  • Creation of the Canol (Canadian Oil) Pipeline

Fort Nelson, British Columbia
V0C 1R0

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.'
  • Muskwa River - This is the Cree Indian word for 'black bear.'
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Kotcho RiverMuskwa River

Address of this page:

Need driving directions? Enter your location:

Fort Nelson / Kotcho River / Muskwa River,

Have something to say about Fort Nelson / Kotcho River / Muskwa River?

Tell us, and we'll tell the world!

Your name:
Your email address:
Your phone number:
Your Review:

Visitors to this page: 534     Emails sent through this page: 1     This record last updated: April 5, 2022

Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Tsimeh Lakes, 18km
  • Parker Lake, 12km
  • Clarke Lake, 21km
  • Andy Bailey Lake, 31km
  • Klowee Lake, 32km
  • Milo Lake, 28km
  • Evie Lake, 27km
  • Lake Carole, 68km
  • Tightfit Lake, 87km
  • Two Island Lake, 79km
  • Komie Lake, 59km
  • Klua Lakes, 80km
  • Tsea Lakes, 75km
  • Mount Yakatchie, 97km
  • Trail Lake, 88km
  • Patry Lake, 73km
  • Tsinhia Lake, 89km
  • Mount Bigfoot, 88km
  • Texaco Lakes, 69km
  • Coles Lake, 109km
  • Grassy Mountain, 107km
  • Dekontha Lake, 113km
  • Drymeat Lake, 115km
  • Tepee Mountain, 67km
  • Swan Lake, 127km
  • Steamboat Mountain, 70km
  • Maxhamish Lake, 123km
  • Tommy Lakes, 119km
  • Mount Gunnell, 74km
  • Klingzut Mountain, 136km
  • Little Sisters Mountain, 114km
  • Cabin Lake, 86km
  • Sleeping Chief Mountain, 124km
  • Impa Lake, 154km
  • Elleh Lake, 89km
  • Mason Lake, 163km
  • Etset Lake, 117km
  • Kluachesi Lake, 117km
  • Grizzly Lake, 126km
  • Horseshoe Mountain, 112km
  • Mount Luckhurst, 163km
  • Kotcho Lake, 94km
  • Estsine Lake, 142km
  • Lifeline Lake, 182km
  • Mount Gary Powell, 121km
  • Lily Lake, 186km
  • Outaanetdey Lake, 105km
  • Mount Wooliever, 181km
  • Mount Withrow, 177km
  • Meaoulie Lake, 103km