Feature Type:Abandoned Locality - A previously populated place with no current population.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW of junction of McDame Creek and Dease River, just W of Good Hope Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°16'20''N, 129°24'15''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104P/6
Related Maps: 104P

Origin Notes and History:

Centreville (Settlement) adopted 1 June 1937 on Geological Survey sheet 381A, Eagle-McDame, as labelled on Jorgensen's 1895 map of BC, and on BC Lands map 1H, 1917. Confirmed 21 December 1944 on 104/NE and 6 June 1950 on 104P. Form of name changed to Centreville (Abandoned Locality) at an unspecified later date, as labelled on all editions of 104P.

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