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Hi'tatis (Vancouver Island)
  1. Ecoole (Kildonan, 4km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
2. Kildonan / Franklin River / Hannah Mountain / Henderson Lake / Nahmint River (Kildonan, 4km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Franklin River - Named in 1864 for Selirn Franklin, auctioneer, real estate dealer, political figure in Victoria, and chairman of the Exploration Committee, which backed Dr. Robert Brown's Vancouver Island Exploration Expedition of that year.
3. Kilgard (Kildonan, 4km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Kilgard - Named in 1910 by the Maclure brothers in conjunction with their brickworks.
  4. Ahmitsa 5 (Ecoole, 6km) - Leave a Public Review
5. Bamfield / Character Cove / Effingham Island / Fleming Island (Deer Island) / Hobiton Lake / Klanawa River (Bamfield, 22km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
A slightly corrupted form of the surname of William Eddy Banfield, who came to the Pacific coast on HMS Constance in 1846 and later became a trader and an Indian agent on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
  6. Ots'oo-a (Bamfield, 22km) - Leave a Public Review
  7. Port Desire (Bamfield, 22km) - Leave a Public Review
  8. Sachsa (Bamfield, 22km) - Leave a Public Review
9. Whyac (Bamfield, 22km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Whyac - From an old Nitinaht Indian word meaning 'open mouth,' used for the openings of fish traps. The Indians applied this name to the village because they thought the nearby canyon resembled a trap opening.
  10. Ahahswinis 1 (Port Alberni, 29km) - Leave a Public Review
  11. Alberni 2 (Port Alberni, 29km) - Leave a Public Review