Bideford, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Ellerslie. Its precise location is N 46°36', W 63°55'.
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|The Geography of Bideford|
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Bideford falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 12. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 12 census subdivision for the following categories:
Education,Ethnicity,Family,Income,Labour Force,Population, and Shelter.
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Bideford (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Bideford (Sett., P.O.) was adopted i n Place Names of PEI, 1925. Bideford (Sett.) was confirmed 2 august 1944 on 11L/12.Status changed to Locality in 1960 Gazetteer.Status confirmed as Locality when bideford became part of the Community of Ellerslie-Bideford in 1977. After Bideford, Devonshire, England, hometown of Mr. Ellis who settled on the soutern side of Lot 12 with Mr. Chanter (also from Bideford) in 1818.- PN of PEI, 1925
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .