|D||Bay Parkway||1 min||0.05 mi|
|D||20th Av||7 min||0.31 mi|
|D||25th Av||10 min||0.44 mi|
|D||18th Av||13 min||0.58 mi|
|N||Kings Highway||15 min||0.68 mi|
|D||79th St||19 min||0.83 mi|
|N||Bay Parkway-22nd Av||19 min||0.84 mi|
|N||Av U||19 min||0.84 mi|
|N||86th St||23 min||1.02 mi|
|F||Kings Highway||24 min||1.08 mi|
|P.S. 101 the Verrazano||K - 5||8 min||0.34 mi|
|I.S. 281 Joseph B Cavallaro||6 - 8||12 min||0.55 mi|
Gravesend is yet another community that favors quiet residential living over the hustle and bustle of other parts of the city.
Although the origin of the name “Gravesend” remains disputed, it likely derives either from the English seaport of Gravesend, Kent or from the Dutch name s’Gravenzande, which roughly translates to “The Count’s Beach” or “The Count’s Sand.