Ucluelet

Feature Type:District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a district municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Vancouver Island just N of Barkley Sound, SE of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°56'34''N, 125°32'46''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92C/13

Origin Notes and History:

Ucluelet (Post Office & Steamer Landing) adopted 5 May 1949 on C.3639, as labelled on BC map 2A, 1913 et seq. Incorporated as a Village Municipality 26 February 1952. Re-incorporated as a District Municipality per Letters Patent effective 1 May 1997, called District of Ucluelet. Ucluelet (District Municipality) confirmed 24 November 1997 on 92C/13.

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

Ucluelet Post Office was opened 1 September 1894, named in association with Ucluelet Inlet.

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