Nechako

Feature Type:Urban Community - A separately named area within the limits of an incorporated municipality
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: In Kitimat District Municipality, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°03'30''N, 128°38'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103I/2

Origin Notes and History:

Nechako Centre (Post Office) adopted 9 September 1964. This is the only residential neighbourhood in Kitimat District Municipality that is an urban community; the other residential areas more closely resemble subdivisions, according to municipal staff. Form of name changed to Nechako (Urban Community) 15 May 1995 to conform to local usage, at the request of Kitimat DM (file L.2.45)

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

Formerly Kitimat Postal Station "A", name changed to Nechako Centre Postal Station 11 February 1957.

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