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2001 population: 74,125
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Victoria is in the province of British Columbia. It is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The city is the provincial capital.

The community was named after Queen Victoria.


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Filming location for 2000 movie, "Final Destination" and 1994 movie, "Intersection" and 2004 movie, "White Chicks" and 2006 movie, "X-Men: The Last Stand"
Well-known residents have included:
· Lynn Patrick, hockey player
· Nelly Furtado, singer-songwriter
· Jennifer Tilly, actress
· Emily Carr, painter
· Steve Nash, basketball player
· Bernie Shaw, musician
· Ian Tyson, musician
Nearby parks & recreation: Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Beacon Hill Park, East Sooke Regional Park, Witty's Lagoon Regional Park
Performing arts: Belfry Theatre, Victoria Symphony, Pacific Opera Victoria
Attractions: Abkhazi Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Hatley Park Gardens, Victoria Bug Zoo, Miniature World
Sports teams: Salmon Kings (ECHL)
Historic sites and museums: Centre of the Universe, CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum, Craigflower Manor & Schoolhouse, Emily Carr House, Helmcken House, Maltwood Art Museum & Gallery, Point Ellice House & Garden, Maritime Museum of British Columbia, Craigdarroch Castle, Royal British Columbia Museum, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Colleges and universities: Camosun College
Transit: Victoria Regional Transit System
Listed places in Victoria:
 Airports (1)
 Archives (1)
 Colleges (2)
 Hotels (58)
 Libraries (1)
 Museums (3)
 Newspapers (2)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Victoria travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

Note: The ePodunk database includes many places that are no longer populated communities. These may include rural crossroads, hamlets, ghost towns or settlements that have been absorbed by nearby cities or towns.

Victoria, BC locator map
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Victoria Web sites
 Victoria local government
 Downtown Victoria
 Victoria Chamber of Commerce
 Victoria tourism

Ancestry & family history
 British Columbia genealogy page (GenWeb)
 British Columbia genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 British Columbia family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 Archives in Victoria include British Columbia Archives

 British Columbia archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Arts

  Music
  Victoria Symphony


Attractions
 Victoria museums


Cemeteries
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 British Columbia cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Victoria

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
Colleges and universities in Victoria include Royal Roads University, University of Victoria

 Colleges in British Columbia

Entertainment
 Movies & TV shows filmed in Victoria

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for British Columbia
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Victoria festival web sites:
  Greek Fest
  JazzFest International

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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Victoria local government Web site
 British Columbia provincial government

History
 Archives in British Columbia
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in British Columbia

Libraries
Libraries in Victoria include Greater Victoria Public Library




Victoria locator map. Use the navigation tools in the upper left to move the map center or to zoom in or out. You can also click and drag the map to move in any direction.


Media
Newspapers in Victoria include Victoria News, Victoria Times Colonist

 Newspapers in British Columbia

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Travel & tourism
 Airports near Victoria
 Hotels in or near Victoria
 Victoria tourism
 British Columbia tourism bureau
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Weather
 British Columbia weather conditions

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