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 46°25', W 63°21'.
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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.
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Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .
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|Old Mill Restaurant|
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|Visitors Guide Listings|
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|The Geography of New Glasgow|
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display maps of New Glasgow and area.
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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 .