Colwood (Vancouver Island, V9C 1R1)
1. Colwood (City) / Dunns Nook / Fisgard Island / Fort Rodd Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 478-5999 - Leave a Public Review
In 1851, when Captain E.E. Langford arrived from England to manage the Esquimalt farm of the Puget Sound Agricultural Company, a subsidiary of the HBC, he named the farmhouse Colwood after his home in Sussex.
  2. Albert Head Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  3. Beaver Lake Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  4. Glen Lake Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  5. Luxton Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  6. Braemar Heights (Langford, 3km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
7. Happy Valley (Langford, 3km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Happy Valley - Around 1860 some blacks who had emigrated from the United States settled here. According to some accounts, their singing gave the place its name of Happy Valley.
  8. Langford (City) (Langford, 3km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 478-7882 - Leave a Public Review
  9. Highlands (District) (Highlands, 6km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 474-1773 - Leave a Public Review
  10. Metchosin (District) (Metchosin, 6km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 474-3167 - Leave a Public Review
  11. View Royal (Town) (View Royal, 5km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 479-6800 - Leave a Public Review
12. Esquimalt (Township) (Esquimalt, 6km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 414-7100 - Leave a Public Review
Esquimalt - From the Straits Salish word meaning 'place of gradually shoaling water,' referring to the mudflats at the mouth of Mill Stream at the head of the harbour.
13. Saanich (District) / D'Arcy Island / Haro Strait (Saanich, 10km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 475-1775 - Leave a Public Review
D'Arcy Island after John D'Arcy, a mate on HMS Herald when she was in these waters in 1846. The Saanich Indian name for the island means 'arrive,' this being where the salmon first arrive when they are heading for the Fraser River to spawn.
  14. Anaqtl'a (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  15. Bear Mountain (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  16. Belmont Park (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
17. Cadboro Bay / Jemmy Jones Island (VICTORIA, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After the HBC'S brigantine Cadboro, the first ship to anchor here. Built at Rye in England in 1824, she took her name from nearby Cadborough, a village that no longer exists in consequence of the silting in of Cadborough Bay.
  18. Chatham Islands 4 (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
19. Colquitz / Colquitz River (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Colquitz from the Straits Salish word meaning 'waterfall.'
20. Cordova Bay (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
In 1790 Sublieutenant Manuel Quimper of the Spanish Navy gave Esquimalt Harbour the name of Puerto de Cordova, in honour of the forty-sixth Viceroy of New Spain.
  21. Discovery Island 3 (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  22. Discovery Island Marine Park (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  23. Dunsmuir (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
24. Esquimalt / Constance Cove / Duntze Head (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Constance Cove after HMS Constance, which in 1848 became the first Royal Navy ship to use Esquimalt as her base.
  25. Esquimalt Lagoon Bird Sanctuary (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  26. Esquimalt Land District (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
27. Fairfield / Clover Point (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
James Douglas appears to have landed here from SS Beaver in March 1843 when he arrived to found Fort Victoria. Douglas himself gave the point this name because he found an abundance of red clover growing here.
  28. Fernwood (VICTORIA, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  29. Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  30. Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  31. Goldstream (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  32. Goldstream 13 (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  33. Goldstream Land District (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  34. Goldstream Park (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
35. Gordon Head (VICTORIA, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Captain the Hon. John Gordon, commanding HMS America when she was in the North Pacific in 1845.
  36. Gowlland Tod Park (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  37. Halkett Island 2 (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  38. Highland Land District (Victoria, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
39. James Bay / Brotchie Ledge (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Captain William Brotchie (17991859), captain of various HBC ships. He was in command of the barque Albion in 1849 when she struck this ledge, previously known as Buoy Rock.
  40. Lake Hill (Victoria, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review