Albert Head

Feature Type:Community - An unincorporated populated place, generally with a population of 50 or more, and having a recognized central area that might contain a post office, store and/or community hall, etc, intended for the use of the general public in the region.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW of Victoria in Metchosin District Municipality, Esquimalt Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°23'30''N, 123°30'15''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/5
Related Maps: 92B/5
92B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Albert Head (farming settlement) adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Albert Head (community) in 1981.

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

Albert Head Post Office was opened 15 September 1914, located in Sec 43; closed 22 June 1916.

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