BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mission
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated under the provincial Municipal Ac
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side of Fraser River, E of Maple Ridge (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°09'33''N, 122°17'02''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/1
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92G/1
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Origin Notes and History:

District of Mission incorporated 14 July 1892. "Mission (Municipal District)" adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, p.357. Amalgamation of the adjacent Town of Mission City and the District of Mission per Order in Council 1 November 1969, the new District Municipality to be called District of Mission.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office