Peace River 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: S of Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District, extending W to Tatlatui Provincial Park, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°40'00''N, 122°45'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 94B/10
Related Maps: 93O/10
94B/10

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Peace River-Liard Regional District by OIC, effective 31 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, Sheet 3. Split into Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District and Peace River Regional District per OIC 2123/87, effective 31 October 1987. 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