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