Place:Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada

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NamePort McNeill
TypeCommunity
Coordinates50.583°N 127.1°W
Located inBritish Columbia, Canada
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Port McNeill is a town in the North Island region of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada with a population of 2,623 (2006). Located on Vancouver Island's north-east shore on Queen Charlotte Strait, it was originally a base camp for loggers. Port McNeill became a settlement in 1936. The town was named after Captain William Henry McNeill of the Hudson's Bay Company.

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