BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Fraser Valley Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: E of Greater Vancouver Regional District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°35'00''N, 121°50'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/12
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
92G/1 92G/10 92G/15 92G/16
92G/7 92G/8 92G/9 92H/10
92H/11 92H/12 92H/13 92H/14
92H/2 92H/3 92H/4 92H/5
92H/6 92I/3 92I/4 92J/1
92J/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Fraser Valley Regional District effective 12 December 1995, per Letters Patent 18 January 1996, being an amalgamation of most of the area of the former Dewdney-Alouette, Central Fraser Valley and Fraser Cheam Regional Districts. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office