Tignish, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of St. Felix. Its precise location is N 46°57', W 64°02'.
This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Tignish. You can also search for information on other communities.
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 5 aerial photographs of Tignish in our Aerial Photo Gallery.
Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .
|Roman Catholic Church|
Credit: 2003 Nicole Pitre, St. Felix
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Credit: 2004 Paulette Holmes, Dallas, Texas, USA
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|A true PEI treat for nine.|
Credit: 2009 Mike and Bev Holman
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|Tignish Post Office|
Credit: 2010 Brian Simpson, Province of PEI
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|Visitors Guide Listings|
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|The Geography of Tignish|
You can use our interactive maps to
display maps of Tignish 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 Tignish.
Tignish falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Tignish. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Tignish 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 Tignish (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Tignish (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed t o Town 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.Status changed to Village in 1960 Gazetteer. Status changed to Locality when Tignish became part of the Community of Tignish in 1983.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .