Harper, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Tignish. Its precise location is N 46°56', W 64°05'.
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|The Geography of Harper|
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Harper falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 1. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 1 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 Harper (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Harper (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Changed to Harpers (Sett.) 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.Changed to Harper (Sta.) 5 may 1960 on 21I/16.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named after William Harper, an early settler.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .