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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Souris, Prince Edward Island

Souris, a town, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Souris West. Its precise location is N 4621', W 6215'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Town was incorporated in 1910 and has a population of 1173.

Telephone: (902) 687-2157
Facsimile: (902) 687-4426
Address: PO Box 628, Souris, PE, C0A 2B0
Meetings: Second Monday of the month. Souris Town Hall 75 Main Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Community Photographs

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

Dalvay by the Sea

Dalvay by the Sea
Credit: 2002 Mary Payne, Annapolis, Mayland, USA
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Dalvay by the Sea

Dalvay by the Sea
Credit: 2002 Mary Payne, Annapolis, Mayland, USA
500 x 335 - 24K
1024 x 686 - 123K
A Farmhouse at Cape Tryon

A Farmhouse at Cape Tryon
Credit: (c) 2003 Nancy Starno
650 x 410 - 88K
1024 x 646 - 156K
Tignish Point Harbour

Tignish Point Harbour
Credit: 2004 Paulette Holmes - Mansfield, TX, USA
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1024 x 683 - 89K

Visitors Guide Listings

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The Geography of Souris


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

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Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Souris (Town) was incorporated in 1910.Confirmed in Place Names of PEI, 1925 a nd 7 January 1947 on 11L/8.Changed to Souris (Souris East P.O.-B. de p.)(Town) 7 April 1949 on C. 4419.Name changed to Souris (Town) 8 December 1966 on 11L/ 8. "The reference is to mice, of which there were three plagues here between 1720 a nd 1738."- PN of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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