Grantham (Vancouver Island)
1. Courtenay (City) / Brown's River / Puntledge River (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 334-4441 - Leave a Public Review
Reporting on his explorations on Vancouver Island during 1864, Dr. Robert Brown wrote:
  2. Grantham (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  3. Headquarters (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  4. Kitty Coleman Beach Park (Courtenay, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
5. Merville / Hankin Range / Vancouver Island Ranges / Karmutzen Range / Mount Washington (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Hankin Range - After Philip James Hankin, who first arrived on this coast as a mate on HMS Plumper, then served as a lieutenant on HMS Hecate.
  6. Pentledge 2 (Courtenay, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
  7. Puntledge (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
8. Sandwick (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Sandwick - Named after Sandwick parish in the Shetland Islands by Eric Duncan, first postmaster here and author of From Shetland to Vancouver Island.
  9. Williams Beach (Courtenay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  10. Wood Mountain Ski Park (Courtenay, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
11. Lazo / Kye Bay (Lazo, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Kye Bay - Kye is said to be derived from an Indian word of the extinct Pentlatch language, meaning unknown. (It has been claimed that an early settler used the Scottish word for 'cattle' as the name for this bay.)
  12. Little River (Lazo, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  13. Balmoral Beach (Comox, 12km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
14. Comox (Town) / Cape Lazo / Robb Bluff (Comox, 12km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 339-2202 - Leave a Public Review
From a Kwakwala Indian word meaning 'place of plenty,' with reference to the abundant game and berries in the Comox Valley. Comox Harbour was once known as Port Augusta.
  15. Comox 1 (Comox, 12km) - Leave a Public Review
  16. Goose Spit 3 (Comox, 12km) - Leave a Public Review
  17. Kin Beach Park (Comox, 12km) - Leave a Public Review
  18. Black Creek (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  19. Hesquiat (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  20. Homfray Creek (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
21. Miracle Beach Park (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Post Office, - Leave a Public Review
Miracle Beach Park - The story goes that after the Cape Mudge Indians had befriended a supernatural stranger, giving him food and shelter, he rewarded them with wealth and prosperity but warned them not to become proud in consequence.
  22. Oyster River (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  23. Saratoga Beach (Black Creek, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
24. Royston (Royston, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Royston - William Roy and his family settled here in 1890. In 1910 Roy, collaborating with a real estate promoter named Frederick B. Warren, laid out a townsite here that they named Royston.
25. Cumberland (Village) / Century Sam Lake / Cruikshank River / Mount Drabble / Forbidden Plateau (Cumberland, 17km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 336-2291 - Leave a Public Review
Century Sam Lake - Commemorating Comox district's Sid Williams, who, as 'Century Sam,' was the province's mascot during its 1958 centennial.