Covehead, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 46°23', W 63°07'.
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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.
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|Barachois in front of Covehead lighthouse|
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|Lobster trap- Covehead|
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|Visitors Guide Listings|
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|The Geography of Covehead|
|Real Estate for Sale|
The following residential and commercial real estate and vacant land is currently listed in the Prince Edward Island MLS system, operated independently by the PEI Real Estate Association. Select any property and click More Information to see the listing from the MLS website, provided by the realtor. For more real estate information, see our interactive real estate map for Covehead.
Please note that while the Government of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Real Estate Association have used their best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of this information, it is provided as a general reference only. The Government of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Real Estate Association assume no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the information generated.
Covehead falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 34. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 34 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 Covehead (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Covehead (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Confirmed 12 December 1939 on 11L/6.Status changed to Locality when Covehead became part of the Community of North Shore in 1974. 'The name seems to have been applied first to describe a settlement at the "head of the cove" or bay.' - PN of PEI, 1925.Covehead (P.O.) operated from 1851 to 1883.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .