BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Northern Rockies Regional Municipality
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
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 location of the Municipal Hall.
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:

Incorporated as a District Municipality, to be known as Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, per Order in Council #33, 29 January 2009, effective 6 February 2009; the new entity encompasses the same boundary as the former Northern Rockies Regional District, with the exception of Indian Reserves, and includes the former Town of Fort Nelson. See also the municipality's own website.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office