Feature Type:Locality - A named place or area, generally with a scattered population of 50 or less.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Russell Channel, NW of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'00''N, 126°00'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92E/1

Origin Notes and History:

Old Ahousat (Village) adopted 3 April 1934. Name changed to Chetarpe (Indian Village) 6 November 1934 on C.340 in accordance with the report of the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs. Form of name changed to Chetarpe Village (Settlement) 7 January 1947 on 92E/1 and 92F/4; adjusted to Chetarpe (Settlement) in the 1953 BC Gazetteer; adjusted to Chetarpe (Locality) 15 February 1983 on 92E/1.

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