Whistler

Feature Type:Resort Municipality - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a resort municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Garibaldi Peak, between Squamish and Pemberton, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°07'02''N, 122°57'17''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/2
Related Maps: 92G/10
92G/11
92G/14
92G/15
92G/16
92G/9
92J/2
92J/3

Origin Notes and History:

Resort Municipality of Whistler incorporated 6 September 1976; Whistler (Resort Municipality) confirmed 8 December 1975 on 92J. Boundary extensions gazetted 22 July 1993, effective 19 May 1993, being an extension into Garibaldi Provincial Park; altered application confirmed 29 July 1994 on 92J/2 and 92J/3. Subsequent boundary extentions per Order in Council 435, 21 June 2007. See Whistler Mountain for name origin information.

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