Campbell Island

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: NE side of Campbell Island, just N of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°10'10''N, 128°08'30''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103A/1
Related Maps: 103A/1
103A/2

Origin Notes and History:

Campbell Island (Post Office) adopted 7 January 1947 on C. 3720. Form of name changed to Campbell Island (Post Office & Steamer Landing) 4 September 1952 on 103 A. Further changed to Campbell Island (Community) 15 December 1982 on 103 A/1.

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

Campbell Island Post Office opened 1 October 1936.

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