Victoria (Vancouver Island, V8W 1P6)
1. Cadboro Bay / Jemmy Jones Island 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.
2. Colquitz / Colquitz River Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Colquitz from the Straits Salish word meaning 'waterfall.'
3. Cordova Bay 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.
4. Esquimalt / Constance Cove / Duntze Head 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.
5. Fairfield / Clover Point 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.
6. Gordon Head 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.
7. James Bay / Brotchie Ledge 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.
8. Victoria (City) (Origin of name British Columbia) / Craigflower / Mount Douglas / Elk Lake / Point Ellice Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 385-5711 - Leave a Public Review
The British were first aware of this part of the world as a northward extension of Sir Francis Drake's 'New Albion' (California and Oregon).
9. Victoria Land District / Miniskirt / New Caledonia (Historical) / Observatory Hill / Ogden Point Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Miniskirt - Nearby Skirt Mountain (originally Skirt Hill) was named as early as 1858.
  10. Anaqtl'a Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  11. Bear Mountain - Leave a Public Review
  12. Belmont Park Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  13. Chatham Islands 4 - Leave a Public Review
  14. Discovery Island 3 - Leave a Public Review
  15. Discovery Island Marine Park - Leave a Public Review
  16. Dunsmuir Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  17. Esquimalt Lagoon Bird Sanctuary - Leave a Public Review
  18. Esquimalt Land District - Leave a Public Review
  19. Fernwood Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  20. Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada - Leave a Public Review
  21. Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada - Leave a Public Review
  22. Goldstream Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  23. Goldstream 13 - Leave a Public Review
  24. Goldstream Land District - Leave a Public Review
  25. Goldstream Park - Leave a Public Review
  26. Gowlland Tod Park - Leave a Public Review
  27. Halkett Island 2 - Leave a Public Review
  28. Highland Land District - Leave a Public Review
  29. Lake Hill Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  30. Lake Land District - Leave a Public Review
  31. Lieu historique national du Canada du Fort Rodd Hill - Leave a Public Review
  32. Lieu historique national du Canada du Phare-de-Fisgard - Leave a Public Review
  33. Marigold Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  34. Metchosin Land District - Leave a Public Review
  35. Millstream Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  36. Mud Bay Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  37. New Songhees 1A - Leave a Public Review
  38. Oak Bay Islands Ecological Reserve - Leave a Public Review
  39. Palmer - Leave a Public Review
  40. Prospect Lake Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  41. Refuge d'oiseaux d'Esquimalt-Lagoon - Leave a Public Review
  42. Royal Oak Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  43. Sevenoaks Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  44. Sooke Mountain Park - Leave a Public Review
  45. Strawberry Vale Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  46. Ten Mile Point Ecological Reserve - Leave a Public Review
  47. Tillicum Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  48. Trial Islands Ecological Reserve - Leave a Public Review
  49. Twin Island 10 - Leave a Public Review
  50. Wellington Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review