Duncan (Vancouver Island, V9L 1W3)
1. Duncan (City) / Quamichan Lake / Sansum Narrows / Waterloo Mountain 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.
2. Paldi 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.
3. Sahtlam Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Sahtlam - From the Island Halkomelem word meaning 'evergreen.'
4. Somenos 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.
  5. Cowichan 1 - Leave a Public Review
  6. Cowichan 9 - Leave a Public Review
  7. Deerholme Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  8. Eagle Heights Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  9. Eves Park - Leave a Public Review
  10. Hayward - Leave a Public Review
  11. Hillbank - Leave a Public Review
  12. Hillcrest Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  13. Kakalatza 6 - Leave a Public Review
  14. Koksilah Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  15. Mount Tzuhalem Ecological Reserve - Leave a Public Review
  16. Quamichan Land District - Leave a Public Review
  17. Sahtlam Land District - Leave a Public Review
  18. Somenos Land District - Leave a Public Review
  19. Tzart-lam 5 - Leave a Public Review
  20. Tzouhalem Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  21. North Cowichan (District) (North Cowichan, 5km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 746-3183 - Leave a Public Review
22. Cowichan Bay / Tzouhalem Summit (Cowichan Bay, 8km) 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.
  23. Cowichan Station (Cowichan Bay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  24. Fairbridge (Cowichan Bay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
25. Genoa Bay (Cowichan Bay, 8km) 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.
  26. Kil-pah-las 3 (Cowichan Bay, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  27. Theik 2 (Cowichan Bay, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
28. 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.
  29. Maple Bay (Crofton, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
30. 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.
31. Chemainus / Governor Rock / Stuart Channel (Chemainus, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
From the Island Halkomelem word meaning 'bitten breast.' The horseshoe shape of the bay reminded Indians of the bite that a frenzied shaman would inflict upon a spectator during certain tribal ceremonies.
  32. Chemainus Land District (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  33. Halalt 2 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  34. Halalt Island 1 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  35. Saltair (Chemainus, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  36. Say-La-Quas 10 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  37. Squaw-Hay-One 11 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  38. Tent Island 8 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
  39. Tsussie 6 (Chemainus, 15km) - Leave a Public Review
40. Westholme / Mount Sicker (Chemainus, 15km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Mount Sicker - After John J. Sicker, a pioneer homesteader with a reputation for stubborn individualism.