Origin Notes and History:
Echo Bay (Steamer Landing) adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576, as identified in USS timetable April 1951. Form of name changed to Echo Bay (Locality) 15 February 1983 on 92L/16. Note: Simoom Sound Post Office is located here.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office