Capital 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: SE end of Vancouver Island
Latitude-Longitude: 48°25'00''N, 123°35'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92B/5
Related Maps:
92B/11 92B/12 92B/13 92B/14
92B/5 92B/6 92C/10 92C/8
92C/9

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Capital Regional District 1 February 1966; 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