Sorrento / Notch Hill

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Sorrento, BC (Nearby: Scotch Creek, Notch Hill, Lee Creek, Blind Bay, Balmoral)

  • Notch Hill
  • Sorrento

1250 Trans-Canada Hwy
Sorrento, British Columbia
V0E 3W0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan

Description From Owner:
  • Notch Hill - So named by G.M. Dawson because of the gap in the hills here through which the CPR mainline runs.
  • Sorrento - Mistakenly thinking that the CPR was to be rerouted along the shore of Shuswap Lake, an eastern capitalist, J.R. Kinghorn, laid out a townsite here and named it after Sorrento, where he had spent his honeymoon.
  • Sorrento, Italy, looks out toward the Isle of Capri, and Sorrento, British Columbia, looks out toward Copper Island, which reminded Kinghorn of Capri. The original name of Sorrento was Trapper's Landing.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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