Metchosin

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Metchosin
District of Metchosin[1]
Mount Helmcken
Mount Helmcken
Metchosin is located in British Columbia
Metchosin
Metchosin
Location of Metchosin in British Columbia
Coordinates: 48°22′55″N 123°32′16″W / 48.38194°N 123.53778°W / 48.38194; -123.53778Coordinates: 48°22′55″N 123°32′16″W / 48.38194°N 123.53778°W / 48.38194; -123.53778
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
RegionVancouver Island
Regional districtCapital Regional District
Founded1840
Incorporated1984
Government
 • Governing bodyMetchosin Council
 • MayorJohn Ranns
Area
 • Total71.13 km2 (27.46 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 • Total4,708
 • Density66.2/km2 (171/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Metchosinite
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
Highways14
WaterwaysStrait of Juan de Fuca
Websitewww.district.metchosin.bc.ca

The District of Metchosin is a municipality and community in Greater Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is a coastal community adjacent to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Metchosin is part of the Western Communities and one of the 13 regional municipalities.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Metchosin
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.2
(54)
15
(59)
18.3
(64.9)
23.9
(75)
29.4
(84.9)
32.2
(90)
32.2
(90)
31.1
(88)
30
(86)
24.4
(75.9)
15.6
(60.1)
14.4
(57.9)
32.2
(90)
Record low °C (°F) −13.9
(7)
−12.2
(10)
−4.4
(24.1)
−2.8
(27)
−0.6
(30.9)
1.7
(35.1)
3.9
(39)
5.6
(42.1)
−0.6
(30.9)
−5
(23)
−6.1
(21)
−12.2
(10)
−13.9
(7)
Source: Environment Canada

Parks[edit]

  • Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park[3]
  • Blinkhorn Nature Park
  • Buckbrush Swamp
  • Devonian Regional Park[3]
  • Matheson Lake Regional Park[3]
  • Witty's Lagoon Regional Park[3]
  • Galloping Goose Regional Park [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British Columbia Regional Districts, Municipalities, Corporate Name, Date of Incorporation and Postal Address" (XLS). British Columbia Ministry of Communities, Sport and Cultural Development. Archived from the original on July 13, 2014. Retrieved November 2, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Metchosin, District municipality [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Capital, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia". Statistics Canada. January 23, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Page Not Found". 4 September 2013.
  4. ^ [1]

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