Youbou, British Columbia
|Village of Youbou|
|Post office Founded||N/A|
|• Regional District Director||Pat Weaver|
Youbou is a community located on the north shore of Cowichan Lake, west of Duncan and a 15-minute (13 km) drive west of the community of Lake Cowichan, Canada. The former mill town on Vancouver Island provides a public beach and extensive recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating, and hiking.
Youbou gets its name from two employees of the Empire Lumber Company which operated the first sawmill here. Mr. Yount was the general manager and Mr. Bouton was the president.
- Town of Youbou information
- "Youbou". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/25300.html.
- Cowichan Valley Regional District
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