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Esquimalt, British Columbia

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Welcome to Esquimalt ...

Esquimalt is located on Vancouver Island.

Esquimalt is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Esquimalt lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Area codes for Esquimalt: (250) & (778)<2>

Websites for Esquimalt ...

Official Website: www.mun.esquimalt.bc.ca/

Communities near Esquimalt ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Esquimalt.

  • Langford
  • Oak Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Bay
    • Oak Bay lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Esquimalt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Bay came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Bay<4>
  • Colwood
  • Sidney
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
    • Sidney lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Esquimalt
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Saanich
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Saanich
      • North Saanich lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Esquimalt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Saanich came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Saanich
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Saanich<4>
    • Sooke
    • Metchosin
    • Friday Harbor [San Juan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friday Harbor
      • Friday Harbor [San Juan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Esquimalt
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friday Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friday Harbor<4>
    • Cadboro Bay
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadboro Bay
      • Cadboro Bay lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Esquimalt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadboro Bay
    • Gordon Head
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon Head
      • Gordon Head lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Esquimalt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon Head came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon Head

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Esquimalt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Esquimalt.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Esquimalt. See our Newspapers Page for Esquimalt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Esquimalt ...

Looking for more information about Esquimalt? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Esquimalt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Esquimalt.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for British Columbia

About British Columbia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Esquimalt: www.mun.esquimalt.bc.ca/

The official website for Province of British Columbia: https://www.gov.bc.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Esquimalt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Esquimalt) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Esquimalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4333, Longitude: -123.4167    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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