Rumble Beach

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: Port Alice (municipality), E side of Neroutsos Inlet, Quatsino Sound, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°25'40''N, 127°29'05''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/6

Origin Notes and History:

Rumble Beach (settlement) adopted 6 January 1969 on C.3690 - the residential townsite for Port Alice (municipality)

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

A 500 acre cleared area beside Pebble Beach: 6 apartment buildings under construction, located 1.5 miles south of Jeune Landing. (Victoria Colonist, 8 August 1964); photograph of Rumble Beach in Victoria Colonist, 9 August 1964, p.12. Served by Northland Navigation Company Ltd., (timetable #27, 22 October 1965).

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.