Andrew Colvile


Canada: British Columbia including Vancouver Island


Fort Colville in British Columbia was named after Andrew Colvile when it was established in 1825 and the name was transferred to the city of Colville, established nearby in 1852.


G.P.V. and Helen B. Akrigg, British Columbia Placenames (University of British Columbia Press: Vancouver, 1986; 3rd edition 1997), 'Nanaimo' p. 184.