BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Grand Rapids
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StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: At junction Tachie and Kuzkwa Rivers, NW of Fort St. James, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°47'00''N, 124°53'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 93K/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Grand Rapids (Indian Village) adopted 2 November 1937 on 93K. Formerly Kuzkwa. Identified as Grand Rapids (Settlement) in the 1953 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Grand Rapids (Community) 31 December 1978.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office