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Central Coast

Ocean Falls (1968-1976)
Regional district
Central Coast Regional District
Bella Coola valley
Bella Coola valley
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A map of British Columbia depicting its 29 regional districts and equivalent municipalities. One is highlighted in red.
Location in British Columbia
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Administrative office location Bella Coola
 • Type Regional district
 • Body Board of Directors
 • Land 24,491.85 km2 (9,456.36 sq mi)
 • Total 3,319
 • Density 0.14/km2 (0.4/sq mi)

Central Coast Regional District is a regional district in British Columbia, Canada. It has a total land area of 24,559.5 km2 (9,482.5 sq mi). When it was created in 1968, it was known as the Ocean Falls Regional District, named for the then-largest town in the region, the company town of Ocean Falls, which has since become a ghost town. The district name was confirmed in 1974, but changed to Central Coast Regional District in 1976.


  • Population (2016): 3,319
  • Population (2011): 3,206
  • Population (2006): 3,189
  • Population (2001): 3,781

The Central Coast Regional District (CCRD) is unique in the province in that it has no incorporated municipalities within its borders. The Regional District has five Electoral Areas, each of which elect a single director to the District's Board of Directors. According to the 2001 Census, the populations of the electoral areas are:

Electoral Area Population CCRD Board of Directors 2018-2021
A (Outer Coast, except "Bella Bella 1" Indian Reserve) 192 Daniel Bertrand
B ("Bella Bella 1" Indian Reserve) 1,095 Travis Hall
C (Bella Coola Valley east of Royal Canadian Legion) 588 Alison Sayers (Vice Chair)
D (Bella Coola Valley between Tatsquan Creek and Royal Canadian Legion, including "Bella Coola 1" Indian Reserve) 1,236 Richard Hall
E (Non-Reserve area of Bella Coola townsite) 95 Samuel Schooner
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