Royston (British Columbia)

Royston is a settlement ( unincorporated place) on the Canadian island of Vancouver Iceland, the Comox Valley Regional District. It is located about 5 km south east of Courtenay and about 100 kilometers northwest of Nanaimo. Through the acquisition of leading the Highway 19A.


1890 moved on to the site of the present town William Roy, who named the place Royston. Beginning of the last century was Royston main hub for the timber industry. In addition, here the coal was shipped from the mine in Cumberland.


The census in 2011 showed a population of 1,562 inhabitants for the settlement. The population of the settlement has thereby decreased compared to the census of 2006 by 9.1 %, while the population in the province of British Columbia at the same time grew by 7.0%.