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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.
Email: town@sourispei.com
Website: http://www.sourispei.com/

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.

Souris

Souris
701 x 508 - 54K
500 x 362 - 59K
Ferry

Ferry
500 x 367 - 44K
708 x 520 - 69K
Harbour

Harbour
500 x 342 - 44K
708 x 485 - 69K
Souris

Souris
701 x 508 - 41K
500 x 362 - 46K

MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 12 aerial photographs of Souris in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. We are constantly adding to our collection, and welcome your suggestions.

Johnny Ross Young Regional Services Centre

Johnny Ross Young Regional Services Centre
Credit: 2000 Access PEI
500 x 334 - 38K
1024 x 685 - 108K
Souris Marina

Souris Marina
Credit: 2005 Katherine Davis
500 x 375 - 88K
1024 x 768 - 308K
Souris Marina

Souris Marina
Credit: 2005 Katherine Davis
500 x 375 - 90K
1024 x 768 - 325K
Souris Marina

Souris Marina
Credit: 2005 Katherine Davis
360 x 480 - 33K
768 x 1024 - 385K

You can send us your own photos for inclusion here.

Business Directory

Our Business Directory, a comprehensive database of Prince Edward Island businesses and organizations, lists 114 businesses in Souris.

InfoPEI Listings

InfoPEI is a useful compendium of facts, addresses, pointers to businesses, governments and organizations and other reference information. To see InfoPEI information on Souris, select a category and click GO.

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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Souris

Maps

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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Driving Distances and Times

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

Real Estate for Sale

The following residential and commercial real estate and vacant land is currently listed in the Prince Edward Island MLS system, operated independently by the PEI Real Estate Association. Select any property and click More Information to see the listing from the MLS website, provided by the realtor. For more real estate information, see our interactive real estate map for Souris.

Please note that while the Government of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Real Estate Association have used their best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of this information, it is provided as a general reference only. The Government of Prince Edward Island and the PEI Real Estate Association assume no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the information generated.

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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