Camp des Forces canadiennes Chilcotin was adopted 1 April 1966 on file 203-20 (now SM7915-50/N18-1). Confirmed on DND list of 25 June 1982 on file 203-20 (now SM7915-50/N18-1). Name changed to Champ de manoeuvre Chilcotin by CFOO 1.12 on 1 April 1985. Confirmed by CFOO 1.12 on 1 September 1990. Name changed to Secteur d'entrainement de Chilcotin on 1 February 2009.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.