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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Indian River, Prince Edward Island

Indian River, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4629', W 6341'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Indian River. You can also search for information on other communities.

Aerial Photographs

Aerial photography courtesy of AirScapes. All aerial photographs are available for sale, as prints or slides; please contact AirScapes for details. You can also see a complete list of aerial photographs of the Island.

St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church
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St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 6 aerial photographs of Indian River in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .

Nature takes hold

Nature takes hold
Credit: 2009 Bev Holman
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St. Mary's Church

St. Mary's Church
Credit: 2009 Stella Hagen
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Indian River


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Indian River and area.

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

Indian River falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 18. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 18 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 Indian River (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Indian River (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/15.Status changed to Locality in 1960 Gazetteer.Status confirmed as Locality when Indian River became part of the Community of Malpeque Bay in 1973.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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