Heriot Bay, British Columbia

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Heriot Bay is located in British Columbia
Heriot Bay
Heriot Bay
Location of Heriot Bay in British Columbia

Heriot Bay is the principal settlement on Quadra Island in British Columbia, Canada.

Heriot Bay hosts a ferry terminal that is used by BC Ferries to sail to and from Whaletown on Cortes Island. There is also a government dock, [1] maintained by the Quadra Island Harbour Authority, and the marina at the Heriot Bay Inn. [2]

It was named for F.L.M. Heriot a relative of Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Maitland who commanded the Pacific Station from 1860 to 1862.[1]:111


  1. ^ Akrigg, G.P.V.; Akrigg, Helen B. (1986), British Columbia Place Names (3rd, 1997 ed.), Vancouver: UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0636-2

Coordinates: 50°06′00″N 125°12′29″W / 50.100°N 125.208°W / 50.100; -125.208