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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Bideford, Prince Edward Island

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 4636', W 6355'.

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The Geography of Bideford


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Statistical Information

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.

Information courtesy Statistics Canada.

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 .

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