Comox Street

Comox Street runs between Pendrell Street and Nelson Street, from Burrard Street to the edge of Stanley Park.


Source of name

This street name comes from Comox, which was on the admiralty map that Lauchlan Hamilton used: as a source for many street names in the West End: Elizabeth Walker, Street Names of Vancouver, 1999, p. 27, citing Cheryl Coull, A Traveller’s Guide to Aboriginal BC, Vancouver: Whitecap, 1996; Richard Edward Allen, A Pictorial History of Vancouver: Book 1: Origin of Street and Place Names, 1982, p. 80.

“Comox is an abbreviation of the Yaculta (Euclataw) name for part of Vancouver Island. The full name was Komuckway or Comuckthway, which means “plenty”, “abundance” or “riches”: BC Geographical Names, Comox.


These links lead to pages for the individual houses.

1800 Block Comox Street
1900 Block Comox Street
2000 Block Comox Street

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