Ganges (Vancouver Island)
1. Crofton / Mount Richards (Crofton, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Crofton, after Henry Croft, a mining engineer who was a brother-in-law of James Dunsmuir, the coal and lumber magnate. In 1900 Croft, manager of the Lenora, Mt. Sicker Copper Mining Company, bought land on Osborn Bay on which to build a smelter.
  2. Maple Bay (Crofton, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
3. Osborn Bay (Crofton, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Osborn Bay - After Captain (later Rear-Admiral) Sherard Osborn, RN (1822-75), Arctic explorer and author, who served with distinction in the Crimean War.
4. Cowichan Bay / Tzouhalem Summit (Cowichan Bay, 16km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Tzouhalem Summit - Named after one of the fiercest of the war chiefs of the Cowichans. In 1844 he led an attack on Fort Victoria after the HBC tried to collect damages for cattle that his band had slain.
  5. Cowichan Station (Cowichan Bay, 16km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  6. Fairbridge (Cowichan Bay, 16km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
7. Genoa Bay (Cowichan Bay, 16km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Genoa Bay - Since an Italian, Giovanni Baptiste Ordano, came here in 1858, it seems likely that Genoa Bay commemorates his birthplace. Later that year Ordano opened the first store in the district at Tzuhalem.
  8. Kil-pah-las 3 (Cowichan Bay, 16km) - Leave a Public Review
  9. Theik 2 (Cowichan Bay, 16km) - Leave a Public Review
10. Cobble Hill / Koksilah River (Cobble Hill, 20km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
There are no cobblestones on Cobble Hill, the formation here being of limestone.
  11. Est-patrolas 4 (Cobble Hill, 20km) - Leave a Public Review
  12. Hatch Point 12 (Cobble Hill, 20km) - Leave a Public Review
  13. Shawnigan Land District (Cobble Hill, 20km) - Leave a Public Review
14. Mayne Island / Bennett Bay / Campbell Bay / Georgina Bay / Helen Point / Miners Bay / Prevost Island (Mayne Island, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Bennett Bay named after Thomas and Alice Bennett, who settled here about 1879. Weary after a long journey from Scotland, Mrs. Bennett opined that they had arrived at 'the arse end of the world.'
  15. Mayne Island 6 (Mayne Island, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
ACTIVE PASS, between Galiano I. and Mayne I. After the us survey ship Active, a paddle steamer of 750 tons with two guns, commanded by Lieutenant-Commander James Alden.
  16. Montague Harbour (Mayne Island, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  17. Village Bay (Mayne Island, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  18. Cowichan 1 (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  19. Cowichan 9 (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  20. Deerholme (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
21. Duncan (City) / Quamichan Lake / Sansum Narrows / Waterloo Mountain (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 746-6126 - Leave a Public Review
After William Chalmers Duncan, born 1836 in Sarnia, Ontario. He arrived in Victoria in May 1862, and in August of that year, he was one of the party of 100 settlers that Governor Douglas took to Cowichan Bay.
  22. Eagle Heights (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  23. Eves Park (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  24. Hayward (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  25. Hillbank (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  26. Hillcrest (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  27. Kakalatza 6 (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  28. Koksilah (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  29. Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
30. Paldi (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Paldi - After a village in Punjab, India, birthplace of the Mayo brothers, who built a sawmill here.
  31. Quamichan Land District (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
32. Sahtlam (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Sahtlam - From the Island Halkomelem word meaning 'evergreen.'
  33. Sahtlam Land District (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
34. Somenos (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Somenos - The plural of a Cowichan Indian word meaning 'a resting place.' Here, on a quiet stretch of the Cowichan River, canoemen rested before resuming their paddling upstream.
  35. Somenos Land District (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  36. Tzart-lam 5 (Duncan, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  37. Tzouhalem (Duncan, 17km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  38. North Cowichan (District) (North Cowichan, 16km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 746-3183 - Leave a Public Review
  39. Canoe Islets Ecological Reserve (Thetis Island, 20km) - Leave a Public Review
  40. Lyacksun 3 (Thetis Island, 20km) - Leave a Public Review