Lone Butte, British Columbia

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Lone Butte
Lone Butte is located in British Columbia
Lone Butte
Lone Butte
Location of Lone Butte in British Columbia
Coordinates: 51°33′00″N 121°12′00″W / 51.55000°N 121.20000°W / 51.55000; -121.20000Coordinates: 51°33′00″N 121°12′00″W / 51.55000°N 121.20000°W / 51.55000; -121.20000
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Postal Codes
V0K 0A0 & V0K 1X0
Area code(s)250, 778

Lone Butte is an unincorporated community in the South Cariboo region of the Interior of British Columbia, Canada, north-east of 70 Mile House on the north side of Green Lake and near the butte of the same name.[1] The area's economy is ranching and recreation based.

At an elevation of approximately 3700 feet above sea level, Lone Butte marks the highest point on the Pacific Great Eastern Railway (now known as CN Rail), which arrived in the community by 1921. [2]

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  1. ^ "Lone Butte (community)". BC Geographical Names.
  2. ^ BC Archives Pacific Great Eastern Railway Papers 1911-1929