Origin Notes and History:
Adopted 2 April 1918 Decision on file 0248A.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa
Named in association with St. Elias Island and Mount St. Elias, the former having been named by Danish explorer Vitas Bering on the feast day of Saint Elias in 1741.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office