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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder New Glasgow, Prince Edward Island

New Glasgow, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of North Rustico.. Its precise location is N 4625', W 6321'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to New Glasgow. 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.


500 x 280 - 53K
711 x 399 - 117K
Island Preserve Company

Island Preserve Company
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800 x 600 - 126K

Community Photographs

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

New Glasgow

New Glasgow
Credit: 2000 Bob Adair, Vancouver, BC
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1024 x 685 - 102K
Summer Scene

Summer Scene
Credit: 2004 Thomas Starno
500 x 375 - 63K
1024 x 768 - 171K
Old Mill Restaurant

Old Mill Restaurant
Credit: 2005 Nicholas MacDonald
500 x 333 - 114K
1024 x 682 - 338K
New Glasgow

New Glasgow
Credit: 2012 Linda Harding
640 x 480 - 76K
1024 x 768 - 163K

Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of New Glasgow


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

New Glasgow falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 23. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 23 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 New Glasgow (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Post Office closed August 1968. New Glasgow, Prince Edwar d Island was named by early settlers who emigrated from S cotland in 1820. The first to arrive was John Moffatt. He was followed by the Arthurs, Orrs, Semples, and Stevenso ns. These people named the place New Glasgow after their home town, and the adjacent river the Clyde. A ceremony w as held during which a bottle of liquor was broken over t he bridge, which was then simply a log placed across the river. There are also villages called Glasgow and Glasgow Mountain in Nova Scotia. New Glasgow (Vill.) was adopted tin Place Names of PEI, 1925.Confirmed 12 December 1939 on 11L/6.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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