Kingcome

Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of lower Kingcome River, on Quaee IR 7, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°58'00''N, 126°11'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Kingcome (settlement) adopted 5 March 1959 on C.3576. Form of name changed to Kingcome (locality) 14 January 1983 on 92L/16. See Kingcome Inlet (inlet) for name origin.

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

"Settlement located on Quagee Reservation as per Royal Commission Report on Indian affairs of 1916. Listed as principal village of all bands of tribe. According to Forest Engineering, two members of staff who worked in the area report that the name "Kingcome" Indians was used to refer to those in the settlement.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa