Central Saanich

Feature Type:District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a district municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: SAN-itch
Relative Location: Saanich Peninsula, N of Victoria, South Saanich Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°35'40''N, 123°25'15''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/11

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as a District Municipality 12 December 1950, called Corporation of the District of Central Saanich. Name confirmed 16 January 1958.

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