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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder O'Leary, Prince Edward Island

O'Leary, a village, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Lady Slipper. Its precise location is N 4643', W 6414'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Town was incorporated in 1951 and has a population of 812.

Telephone: (902) 859-3311
Facsimile: (902) 859-2341
Address: P.O. Box 130, O'Leary, PE, C0B 1V0
Meetings: Second Thursday of month at 6:30 p.m. 18 Community Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 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.


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Community Photographs

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

Hernewood Junior High School

Hernewood Junior High School
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O'Leary Consolidated Elementary School

O'Leary Consolidated Elementary School
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Visitors Guide Listings

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The Geography of O'Leary


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of O'Leary and area.

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Driving Distances and Times

To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for O'Leary.

Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

O'Leary falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 6. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 6 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 O'Leary (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

O'Leary (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Name changed to O'Leary (O'Leary Station P.O.)(Town) 3 December 1946 on 21I/9.O'Leary was inco rporated as a Village in 1951.O'Leary (O'Leary Station P.O.)(Village) appeared in the 1960 Gazetteer.Name changed to O'Leary (Village) when O'Leary Station (P.O.) was rescinded 4 January 1967 on 21I/9.Status of O'Leary changed to Comm unity by the Municipalities Act in 1983. "Named after Michael O'Leary, who lived at the east end of the road on the shore about 12 miles from the settlement." - PN of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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