Sandy Point is on the southeast shore of Whidbey Island two miles southwest of Camano Head in south Island County. It is a long, low sandy spit was charted by Cmdr. Charles Wilkes in 1841. A local name is Sandy Beach. Other names, for a settler named Joseph F. Brown, are Brown’s Point, Joe Brown’s Point, and Joe Brown Spit. (Ramsey. Island County, p. 18).