5722 B BC-6
British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies
Description From Owner:
- Koch Creek - After William C.E. Koch, a 'well and favourably known' local settler and sawmill operator. When a post office was opened at the CPR'S Koch Siding, he became postmaster.
- Lebahdo - This community takes its name from the Chinook jargon word for 'shingle' (for roofing). From the French le bardeau.
- Winlaw - Named after John B. Winlaw, who built a sawmill here around 1900 and in 1903 became the first postmaster.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
Address of this page: http://bc.ruralroutes.com/Winlaw