List of land districts of British Columbia

This is a list of land districts of British Columbia, Canada. Land districts are the cadastral system underlying land titles in the province, and used by the provincial gazetteer in descriptions of landforms, administrative areas, and other information. Those on Vancouver Island were established via a Lands Act of the government of the Colony of Vancouver Island, from 1843 onwards; those on the Mainland were established by the Lands Act of 1860 by the Colony of British Columbia.

Note: Coordinates given are only the centrepoints of the land districts as a rough guide to their locations.

See also

Notes

To see land district boundaries online, consult the province's Online Cadastre System.[1]

References

  1. ^ British Columbia Online Cadastre Archived 2009-12-08 at the Wayback Machine To use this system to view land district boundaries, pan or zoom to the approximate location, or use [Find Location] tab to pick a land district by name. Open [Layers] tab along dark blue navigation bar, then open the "Administrative Boundaries" folder and select "Land Districts (outlined)", also click "pointer" (will highlight turquoise). To substantially speed up refresh time, deselect survey parcels, cadastral fabric (etc) that might be part of the default suite; to remove the map grid, open the "Base Map" folder and deselect "Grids". Whenever you make a change to the base, scroll to bottom of folders list and [Refresh Map] or select [Automatically Refresh Map]
Cariboo Land District

The Cariboo Land District is a cadastral survey subdivision of the province of British Columbia, Canada, created with rest of those on Mainland British Columbia via the Lands Act of the Colony of British Columbia in 1860. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes" All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

Cassiar Land District

The Cassiar Land District is a cadastral survey subdivision of the province of British Columbia, Canada, created with rest of those on Mainland British Columbia via the Lands Act of the Colony of British Columbia in 1860. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes" All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

Comox Land District

The Comox Land District is one of the 59 land districts of British Columbia, Canada, which are part of the cadastral divisions of British Columbia, created with rest of those on Vancouver Island via the Lands Act of the Colony of Vancouver Island. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes". All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

Kootenay Land District

The Kootenay Land District is a cadastral survey subdivision of the province of British Columbia, Canada, created with rest of those on Mainland British Columbia via the Lands Act of the Colony of British Columbia in 1860. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes" All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

Land district

A land district is a type of administrative territorial entity in some countries.

New Westminster Land District

The New Westminster Land District is one of 59 land districts of British Columbia, Canada, which are the underlying cadastral divisions of that province, created with rest of those on Mainland British Columbia via the Lands Act of the Colony of British Columbia in 1860. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes" All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

Newcastle Land District

Newcastle Land District is one of 59 land districts of British Columbia, Canada, which are the underlying cadastral divisions of that province.

Osoyoos Division Yale Land District

The Osoyoos Division Yale Land District is one of the 59 land districts of British Columbia, Canada, which are the underlying cadastral divisions of that province.

All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of reference, and entries in BC Names for placenames and geographical objects are so listed.

The Yale Land District and its four divisions (Yale, Similkameen, Osoyoos and Kamloops Divisions) were created with the rest of those on Mainland British Columbia via the Lands Act of the Colony of British Columbia in 1860. The British Columbia government's BC Names system, a subdivision of GeoBC, defines a land district as "a territorial division with legally defined boundaries for administrative purposes" It also comments that "Yale Land District" is an incomplete descriptor, and that it is only a loose term, as the four subdivisions are all treated as Land Districts in their own right.

Outline of British Columbia

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to British Columbia:

British Columbia – westernmost of Canada's provinces. It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the province of Alberta to the east. British Columbia was the sixth province to join the Canadian Confederation.

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