Belmont Park

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: DND property within Colwood, W of Victoria, Esquimalt Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°26'10''N, 123°28'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92B/6
Related Maps: 92B
92B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Belmont Park (Post Office) adopted 15 January 1958 on 92 B/6 W. Form of name changed to Belmont Park (settlement) in the 1966 BC Gazetteer; subsequently changed to Belmont Park (Community).

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

Belmont Park Post Office opened 2 January 1953; amalgamated as a sub-office within Victoria Post Office 31 March 1958 [or 2 June 1958 ?]; post office closed 2 October 1967.

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