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British Columbia Tourism Region : Thompson Okanagan
- Ireland Creek - After De Courcy Ireland, son of a Vernon magistrate, who pre-empted land here in 1895.
- Lumby - After Moses Lumby (1842-93). He came to British Columbia from England in 1862, mined in the Cariboo, farmed near Kamloops, carried mail up to the Big Bend gold camps, settled in Spallumcheen in 1870,
- and became a justice of the peace and vice-president of the Shuswap and Okanagan Railway. In 1891 he became government agent at Vernon.
- He has been described as 'a portly gentleman with a usually smiling face.' After his death White Valley was renamed Lumby in his honour.
- Mabel Lake - According to A.G. Harvey, Charles E. Perry, a CPR survey engineer, named the lake in the 1870s after Mabel Hope Charles (b. 1860), the eldest child of William Charles, successively the HBC manager in Hope, Kamloops, and Victoria.
- Sitkum Creek - A Chinook jargon word meaning 'middle,' or 'half.'
- Trinity Valley - Named for the three creeks and their valleys (Trinity, Vance, and Sowsap), which run north, south, and east from here.
- Vance Creek - After Alexander Vance, manager of the BX (Barnard's Express) Ranch near Vernon, from about 1868 to 1885.
- With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.
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