BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Chetarpe
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Feature Types.
Locality - A named place or area, with or without a scattered population
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Russell Channel, NW of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°15'00''N, 126°00'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92E/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Old Ahousat (Village) adopted 3 April 1934. Name changed to Chetarpe (Indian Village) 6 November 1934 on C.340 in accordance with the report of the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs. Form of name changed to Chetarpe Village (Settlement) 7 January 1947 on 92E/1 and 92F/4; adjusted to Chetarpe (Settlement) in the 1953 BC Gazetteer; adjusted to Chetarpe (Locality) 15 February 1983 on 92E/1.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office