Kitimat Mission

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status: Lookup the official name
Relative Location: E side of Kitimat Arm at head of Douglas Channel, just SE of Kitimat (municipality), Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°58'00''N, 128°39'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103H/15

Origin Notes and History:

Kitimat Mission (settlement) adopted 14 June 1946 on 103SE. Name changed to Kitamaat Village (community) 29 March 1976 on 103H/15, at the same location as Haisla Post Office.

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