BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Northern Rockies Regional District
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Feature Types.
Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: NE corner of the province; N of 58ยบ, W of Gataga and Kechika Rivers, Peace River Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°48'14''N, 122°42'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 94J/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Peace River-Liard Regional District was incorporated per Order in Council effective 31 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Split into 2 regional districts: Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District and Peace River Regional District, per OIC 2123/87 effective 22 October 1987. Fort Nelson Regional District was renamed Northern Rockies Regional District, per OIC 374/99 effective 26 March 1999 and published in the British Columbia Gazette 28 October 1999. Letters Patent for the Northern Rockies Regional District are revoked effective 6 February 2009. [at the same time, Northern Rockies Regional Municipality was incorporated, encompassing the same boundary as the former Regional District, with the exception of Indian Reserves.]
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office