LUMBY, village, pop 1,618 (2001), 25 km east of VERNON on Hwy 6 in the rolling foothills of the MONASHEE MTS. Quebec forest workers settled the area in the 1870s and gave it the name White Valley. Louis Morand and Quinn Faulkner laid out a townsite in 1888; it became the trading centre for the surrounding FOREST INDUSTRY and ranching (see CATTLE INDUSTRY) districts of Echo, Sugar and MABEL lakes and Cherry Creek, Creighton Valley and Trinity Valley. It was renamed in 1892 after Moses Lumby...

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