Quinsam

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Quinsam River and urban area in Campbell River (city), Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°01'00''N, 125°16'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 July 1981 on 92K/3, as identified on municipal plan, and confirmed by Campbell River District Planning Office.

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