North Saanich

Feature Type:District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a district municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N end Saanich Peninsula, N of Victoria, North Saanich Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°39'23''N, 123°25'56''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/11

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as a District Municipality 19 August 1965, called District of North Saanich. Name confirmed 16 October 1978 on 92B/11.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office