BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Highlands
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated under the provincial Municipal Ac
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW of City of Victoria, Highland Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°28'50''N, 123°30'43''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92B/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92B/11
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Origin Notes and History:

District of Highlands established by Order in Council effective 7 December 1993. Highlands (Dsitrict Municipality) confirmed 20 December 1993 on 92B/12.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office