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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Miscouche, Prince Edward Island

Miscouche, a village, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Summerside. Its precise location is N 4626', W 6352'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Municipality was incorporated in 1957 and has a population of 869.

Telephone: (902) 436-4962
Facsimile: (902) 436-4962
Address: PO Box 70, Miscouche, PE, C0B 1T0
Meetings: Second Wednesday of the month. This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

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.

Miscouche Peat Ltd.

Miscouche Peat Ltd.
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Community Photographs

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

Canola Field

Canola Field
Credit: 2004 Nancy Starno
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A silver frost

A silver frost
Credit: 2005 Dwayne MacLeod
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A silver frost

A silver frost
Credit: 2005 Dwayne MacLeod
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A silver frost

A silver frost
Credit: 2005 Dwayne MacLeod
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Miscouche


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

The PEI Community Accounts has information about Miscouche.   Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Miscouche (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Miscouche (Set t.) was confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/5.Miscouche (Vill.) was incorporated in 1957.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Miscouche was incorporated as the Community of Miscouche in 1983 by the Municipalities Act. (1) Miscouche is a corruption of the Micmac name - Munuskooch - meaning "little grassy island". - PN of PEI, 1925.(2) Guinard in Les Noms indien de mons pays (p. 100) says Miscouche comes from the Micmac - "menisgotjg" - mean ing " petit marais".

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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