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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Harper, Prince Edward Island

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 4656', W 6405'.

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The Geography of Harper


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Statistical Information

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 .

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