Murray Harbour, a village, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Murray River. Its precise location is N 46°00', W 62°31'.
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|Municipal Government Information|
The Municipality was incorporated in 1953 and has a population of 320.
|Address:||27 Park Street, PO Box 72, Murray Harbour, PE, C0A 1V0|
|Meetings:||First Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Large Room in Murray Harbour Community Centre, Front Entrance 27 Park Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.|
|Office Hours:||Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
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|The Geography of Murray Harbour|
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The PEI Community Accounts has information about Murray Harbour. Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics
Information courtesy of Community Accounts
Murray Harbour falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Murray Harbour. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Murray Harbour 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 Murray Harbour (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Murray Harbour (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Status changed to Village 25 April 1946 on 11L/2.Incorporated as a Village in 1953.Status changed to Community by the Municipalities Act in 1983.Named after General the Honourable James Murray, (1725-94), Governor of Quebec (1764-66).
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .