Dawson Creek is named for Dawson Creek, which was named after George Mercer Dawson who led the surveying team in 1879.
Location: Dawson Creek is located in the northeast part of the Province.
Judicial District: Cariboo Judicial District
Courthouse – Dawson Creek
Location: 1201 103 Avenue / 12th Street
Built: 1972 – 1974
Architect: Killick Metz Field Associates of Vancouver
Contractor: Dyke Construction of Dawson Creek
Description: The building faces northeast and is a four story concrete ad glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the centre of Dawson Creek. The building houses the Supreme Court and Provincial Court.