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Ootischenia (Kootenay Rockies)
1. Brilliant (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
According to A.M. Evalenko, when the Doukhobors came to the Kootenays, they gave their first settlement 'the name of the Valley of Consolation, Village of Brilliant, from a brilliant diamond of the first water,
2. Castlegar (City) / Nancy Greene Lake (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 365-7227 - Leave a Public Review
The available evidence favours the derivation of Castlegar from 'Castle Garden,' an immigration station in New York state. However, there is a Castlegar in Ireland.
  3. Deer Park (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  4. Gibson Creek (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
5. Kinnaird (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Kinnaird - About 1904 the CPR set up a 'box car station' here and named it Kinnaird after Lord Kinnaird, a shareholder in the company. Kinnaird was amalgamated with Castlegar in 1974.
  6. Ootischenia (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  7. Pass Creek (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  8. Raspberry (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  9. Renata (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  10. Robson West (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  11. Rockyview (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
12. Thrums (Castlegar, 5km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Thrums - After the Scottish village that is the scene of Sir James Barrie's A Window in Thrums (1889).
  13. Westley (Castlegar, 5km) - Leave a Public Review
  14. Coykendahl (Robson, 7km) - Leave a Public Review
  15. Nancy Greene Park (Robson, 7km) - Leave a Public Review
16. Robson / Deer Park / Mount Freya / Hugh Keenleyside Dam (Robson, 7km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
In 1889, when G.M. Dawson published his geological survey of the area, he noted:
  17. Syringa Park (Robson, 7km) - Leave a Public Review
  18. Blueberry Creek (Genelle, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  19. Champion Lakes Park (Genelle, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
20. Genelle / Champion Lakes Park (Genelle, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Champion Lakes Park - These lakes are named after James W, Champion. A 1910 directory lists him as a fruit grower at Fruitvale, also in this district.
  21. Lower China Creek (Genelle, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
22. Poupore (Genelle, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Poupore - After J.E. Poupore, a railway contractor and lumberman once active in the Kootenays.
  23. Upper China Creek (Genelle, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  24. Blueberry Creek (Genelle, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  25. Champion Lakes Park (Genelle, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
26. Genelle / Champion Lakes Park (Genelle, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Champion Lakes Park - These lakes are named after James W, Champion. A 1910 directory lists him as a fruit grower at Fruitvale, also in this district.
  27. Lower China Creek (Genelle, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
28. Poupore (Genelle, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Poupore - After J.E. Poupore, a railway contractor and lumberman once active in the Kootenays.
  29. Upper China Creek (Genelle, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
30. Crescent Valley / Norns Range (Crescent Valley, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Norns Range - The Norns were the Fates in Scandinavian mythology.
31. Krestova (Crescent Valley, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Krestova - When the Doukhobors, a Russian religious sect, settled here, they named their community Krestova, meaning 'the place of the cross.'
  32. New Settlement (Crescent Valley, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  33. Shoreacres (Crescent Valley, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  34. Tarrys (Crescent Valley, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  35. Fruitvale (Village) (Fruitvale, 20km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 367-7551 - Leave a Public Review
  36. Meadows (Fruitvale, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  37. Park Siding (Fruitvale, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  38. Remac (Fruitvale, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  39. Ross Spur (Fruitvale, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review