Cowichan Valley Regional District

Feature Type:Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW Vancouver Island, between Port Alberni and Victoria, Alberni Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°50'00''N, 124°13'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92C/16
Related Maps:
92B/12 92B/13 92C/10 92C/15
92C/16 92C/9 92F/2 92G/3
92G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Cowichan Valley Regional District 26 September 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/

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