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'.
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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. We are constantly adding to our collection, and welcome your suggestions.
|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|
Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.
|The Geography of Tignish|
Driving Distances and Times
To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for Tignish.
|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 Tignish.
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.
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 .