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Lantzville (Vancouver Island, V0R 2H0)
1. Lantzville (District) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 390-4006 - Leave a Public Review
Lantzville - After Harry Lantz, an American who invested in a coal mine at Nanoose.
  2. Arbutus Grove Park - Leave a Public Review
  3. Jayem - Leave a Public Review
  4. Nanoose - Leave a Public Review
  5. Bryn (Nanoose Bay, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
  6. Gerald Island Park (Nanoose Bay, 9km) - Leave a Public Review
7. Nanoose Bay / Enos Lake / Richard Point / Wallis Point / Ballenas Islands (Nanoose Bay, 9km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Enos Lake - After John Enos, the name adopted by a Portuguese who pre-empted here in 1864. Captain Walbran has a story that, when the Indians began to harass Enos, he flitted around them, dressed in white, playing a ghost in the night,
  8. Cameron Land District (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  9. Cedar (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  10. Cedar Land District (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
11. Chase River / Extension / Gallows Point (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
In November 1852 Peter Brown, a young Orkneyman employed as a shepherd in the Saanich area, was murdered by two Indians. One of them, a Cowichan, was soon captured.
  12. Cinnabar Valley (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  13. Cranberry Land District (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
14. Departure Bay (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
So named by J.D. Pemberton in 1852 because it was the site of an abandoned Indian village. During his survey Pemberton also spotted that here was a good exit for ships leaving Nanaimo harbour.
  15. Drumbeg Park (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  16. East Wellington (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  17. Extension (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
18. Harmac (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Harmac - After H.R. MacMillan (1885-1976), founder of the H.R. MacMillan Export Co. Ltd. (now part of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd.), which in 1948 built the pulp mill here.
  19. Hemer Park (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  20. Hudson Rocks Ecological Reserve (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  21. Morden Colliery Historic Park (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  22. Mountain Land District (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
23. Nanaimo (City) / Dodd Narrows / Duke Point / Harewood / Holden Lake / Jack Point / Nanoose Harbour (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 754-4251 - Leave a Public Review
Dodd Narrows - After Captain Charles Dodd, who came to the Pacific coast in 1835 as second officer on the HBC'S steamboat Beaver, which he commanded from 1843 to 1852. Subsequently he became a Chief Factor in the Company's service.
24. Nanaimo Land District / Mount Benson / Hammond Bay (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 390-4111 - Leave a Public Review
After Dr. A.R. Benson, a physician in the service of the HBC between 1857 and 1862. Lieutenant Charles Wilson, RE, remembered Dr. Benson as 'a great character, never seen without a pipe in his mouth &
  25. Nanaimo River 2 (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  26. Nanaimo River 3 (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  27. Nanaimo River 4 (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  28. Nanaimo Town 1 (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  29. Newcastle (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
30. Newcastle Island Marine Park (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Newcastle Island - In 1853, very aware of the importance of the coal discovered in this area, the HBC officers surveying Nanaimo harbour named this island after Newcastle-upon-Tyne, proverbial for its exports of coal.
  31. Petroglyph Park (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  32. South Wellington (Nanaimo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  33. Starks (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  34. Stockett (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
  35. Wellington Land District (Nanaimo, 14km) - Leave a Public Review
36. Gabriola / Descanso Bay / Gabriola Island / Orlebar Point (Gabriola, 19km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Spanish for 'rest' or 'ease.' Galiano and Valdes left a record of how they came to give this name in June 1792 to this haven on Gabriola Island:
  37. Gabriola Island 5 (Gabriola, 19km) - Leave a Public Review
  38. Gabriola Sands Park (Gabriola, 19km) - Leave a Public Review
  39. Ma-Guala 6 (Gabriola, 19km) - Leave a Public Review
  40. Pirates Cove Marine Park (Gabriola, 19km) - Leave a Public Review