BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Kitseguecla
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Feature Types.
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: At junction of Kitseguecla River and Skeena River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 55°05'00''N, 127°50'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 93M/4
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 93M
93M/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Kitseguecla (settlement) adopted 1 March 1938 on 93M. Form of name changed to Kitseguecla (community) 14 January 1983 on 93M/4.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.
The word means "the village (or people) on the river" Note that the spelling of Kitseguecla IRs were changed to Gitsegeucla IRs per Band Council resolution in 1986. No corresponding request re: spelling of community name.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.