The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. On December 12th, 1995 the Regional District of the North Okanagan was incorporated. The FVRD area is located E of the Greater Vancouver Regional District [Metro Vancouver Regional District] to the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District.
"Origin Notes and History (Fraser River):
Named about 1808 by officers of the North West Company, after Simon Fraser (1776-1862)
, superintendent of the district of New Caledonia, who had explored the river that year. Description of c1915 navigation and hazards on file cover N.1.51. Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
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