Bughouse Bay

Feature Type:Bay - Water area in an indentation of the shoreline of a sea, lake, or large river.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW of Broughton Island on N side of Drury Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°53'57''N, 126°58'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 September 1958 on C.3570 as an established local name.

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

Referring to a deranged settler who once lived in a cabin on the shore of the bay (file J.1.47).

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