Dewdney-Alouette Regional District

Feature Type:Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district.
Relative Location: N side Fraser River, W of Chilliwack
Latitude-Longitude: 49°30'00''N, 122°20'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92G/9
Related Maps:
92G/1 92G/10 92G/15 92G/16
92G/2 92G/7 92G/8 92G/9
92H/4 92H/5

Origin Notes and History:

Dewdney-Alouette Regional District was incorporated 27 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on map MCR-5, sheet 3. Dewdney-Alouette Regional District dissolved and all areas incorporated within either Greater Vancouver Regional District or the new Fraser Valley Regional District, effective 12 December 1995, per Letters Patent 18 January 1996.

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