SOOKE ELECTORAL AREA AND ITS REGIONS The Sooke Electoral Area stretches from Metchosin to Port Renfrew and from the ocean to, roughly, the San Juan Ridge and Sooke Lake. (only a map can be more accurate). Within this region people refer to areas known as: 1. East Sooke which is roughly the area between the harbour, Matheson Lake, and the ocean. This area contains East Sooke Park. 2. North Sooke which is the name some people use to describe the area along the Highway between Sassenos and Metchosin. 3. Sassenos is a subdivision created in 1922. It extends from Woodlands road to the Galloping Goose trail. 4. Sooke Village (usually just Sooke!) which lies between Sassenos and Pacific Logging's booming ground. 5. Otter District which is roughly the area from Sooke Village to Muir Creek. 6. Port Renfrew which is creating its own local area plan and defining its boundaries. In addition there are the settlements of Shirley, French Beach, and Jordan River. Presently the people who live there are most likely the only ones with a clear idea of their boundaries. At present, the above are general use descriptions. If any accurate legal descriptions become available this section will be changed to present these.