Feature Type:District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a district municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NW of City of Victoria, Highland Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°28'50''N, 123°30'43''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/5
Related Maps: 92B/11

Origin Notes and History:

District of Highlands established by Order in Council effective 7 December 1993. Highlands (Dsitrict Municipality) confirmed 20 December 1993 on 92B/12.

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