BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dewdney-Alouette Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official.
Relative Location: N side Fraser River, W of Chilliwack
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°30'00''N, 122°20'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/9
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
92G/1 92G/10 92G/15 92G/16
92G/2 92G/7 92G/8 92G/9
92H/4 92H/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Dewdney-Alouette Regional District was incorporated 27 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on map MCR-5, sheet 3. Dewdney-Alouette Regional District dissolved and all areas incorporated within either Greater Vancouver Regional District or the new Fraser Valley Regional District, effective 12 December 1995, per Letters Patent 18 January 1996.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office