|D||Bay Parkway||10 min||0.43 mi|
|N||Bay Parkway-22nd Av||10 min||0.46 mi|
|N||Kings Highway||11 min||0.49 mi|
|D||20th Av||12 min||0.53 mi|
|D||25th Av||14 min||0.61 mi|
|D||18th Av||15 min||0.69 mi|
|N||20th Av||17 min||0.77 mi|
|D||79th St||17 min||0.78 mi|
|F||Av P||18 min||0.82 mi|
|N||Av U||19 min||0.85 mi|
|P.S. 128 Bensonhurst||PK - 5||8 min||0.37 mi|
|I.S. 096 Seth Low||6 - 8||5 min||0.21 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.