The name was taken from nearby Sidney Island, which was named in 1859 for Frederick W. Sidney of the Royal Navy. In 1894 the Victoria and Sidney Railway opened, and by the early 1900s local industries included a roofing factory, a cannery and a large sawmill.
What is in Sidney BC?
15 Things to Do in Sidney BCWaterfront Walkway. After youve experienced Sidneys waterfront from your yacht, Sidneys waterfront walkway is the next best way to fully experience the towns beautiful shoreline. Sidney Pier. Booktown. Lochside Trail. BC Aviation Museum. Sidney Museum. Wines, Beers & Ciders. Roberts Bay.More items •23 Apr 2019