BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Albert Head
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: SW of Victoria in Metchosin District Municipality, Esquimalt Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°23'30''N, 123°30'15''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92B/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92B/5
92B/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Albert Head (farming settlement) adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Albert Head (community) in 1981.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Albert Head Post Office was opened 15 September 1914, located in Sec 43; closed 22 June 1916.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office