Houston (District)

Phone : (250) 845-2238
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Houston, BC (Nearby: Barrett Lake, North Bulkley, Perow, Quick, Wiley)

  • Houston

3367 - 12th Street
Houston, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Houston - In 1910, as a result of a newspaper contest for a suitable name, this settlement was named after John Houston, the first newspaperman in Prince Rupert.
  • Earlier Houston had been the first mayor of Nelson, where he had edited the Tribune. He was a man with a rather dubious reputation.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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