Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

Feature Type:District Municipality (1) - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a district municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE corner of the province; N of 58ยบ, W of Gataga and Kechika Rivers, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°48'14''N, 122°42'24''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94J/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as a District Municipality, to be known as Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, per Order in Council #33, 29 January 2009, effective 6 February 2009; the new entity encompasses the same boundary as the former Northern Rockies Regional District, with the exception of Indian Reserves, and includes the former Town of Fort Nelson. See also the municipality's own website.

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