BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cowichan Valley Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW Vancouver Island, between Port Alberni and Victoria, Alberni Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°50'00''N, 124°13'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92C/16
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
92B/12 92B/13 92C/10 92C/15
92C/16 92C/9 92F/2 92G/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Cowichan Valley Regional District 26 September 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office