Charlottetown, a city, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Summerside, NW. of Georgetown. Its precise location is N 46°14', W 63°08'.
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|Municipal Government Information|
The City was incorporated in 1995 and has a population of 34562.
|Address:||P.O. Box 98, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7K2|
|Meetings:||Second Monday of the month : 7:00 p.m. (Summer: 4:30 p.m.) Charlottetown City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 199 Queen Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.|
|Office Hours:||Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Summer) 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.|
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|Charlottetown Driving Park|
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 24 aerial photographs of Charlottetown in our Aerial Photo Gallery.
Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. We are constantly adding to our collection, and welcome your suggestions.
Credit: 2000 Bob Adair, Vancouver, BC
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|Fountain at Government Buildings|
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|The Geography of Charlottetown|
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Driving Distances and Times
To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for Charlottetown.
The PEI Community Accounts has information about Charlottetown. Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics
Information courtesy of Community Accounts
Charlottetown falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Charlottetown. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Charlottetown 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 Charlottetown (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Incorporated as a town in 1855 and as a city in 1875.Confirmed in Place Names of PEI, 1925 and 12 December 1939 on 11L/3.Application altered 1 April 1995 by the Charlottetown Area Municipalities Act; now includes the formerly incorporat ed areas of Parkdale, Sherwood, Hillsborough Park, Winsloe, West Royalty, and Ea st Royalty.Name confirmed 17 June 1996 on 11 L/3. For origin see "Citizen" by Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Volume 9, no.3, June 1963; Mackinnon, 1930, page 48 "Under Governor Francklin Charlotteto wn was laid out as the capital of the island in May, 1768."After Queen Charlot te, the consort of George III. - Place Names of PEI, 1925. Contains the Localities of Brighton, Spring Park, Lewis Point, West Royalty, Hig hfield, Winsloe and the Former Ry. Pt. of St. Dunstan's.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .