|N||Kings Highway||5 min||0.22 mi|
|F||Kings Highway||5 min||0.24 mi|
|F||Av P||8 min||0.34 mi|
|N||Bay Parkway-22nd Av||12 min||0.52 mi|
|N||Av U||13 min||0.56 mi|
|F||Av U||15 min||0.66 mi|
|F||Av N||16 min||0.7 mi|
|D||25th Av||16 min||0.72 mi|
|N||86th St||18 min||0.81 mi|
|D||Bay Parkway||21 min||0.93 mi|
|P.S. 215 Morris H. Weiss||PK - 5||8 min||0.34 mi|
|I.S. 228 David a. Boody||6 - 8||6 min||0.26 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.