Deep Bay

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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side Vancouver Island between Bowser and Fanny Bay, Newcastle Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°28'00''N, 124°43'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92F/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 29 May 1981 on 92F/7; a long-established local name.

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

Deep Bay Station identified in railroad timetable #17, 1922 and 1929.

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