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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of Duncan, Quamichan Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°46'00''N, 123°41'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Koksilah (Station) adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, in association with Koksilah River. Identified as Koksilah (Post Office) in the 1953 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Koksilah (community) 14 January 1983 on 92 B/13. See Koksilah River for origin information.

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