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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Alberton, Prince Edward Island

Alberton, a town, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Tignish. Its precise location is N 4649', W 6404'.

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

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Municipal Government Information

The Town was incorporated in 1913 and has a population of 1135.

Telephone: (902) 853-2720
Facsimile: (902) 853-2314
Address: PO Box 153, Alberton, PE, C0B 1B0
Meetings: Second Monday of month at 7:00 p.m. Alberton Town Hall 10 Railway 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. (Summer Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Email: info@townofalberton.ca
Website: http://www.townofalberton.ca

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.

Kildare Point

Kildare Point
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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.

Community of Alberton

Community of Alberton
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Stone Station playground

Stone Station playground
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Stone Station playground

Stone Station playground
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Community of Alberton

Community of Alberton
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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 75 businesses in Alberton.

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 Alberton, 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 Alberton

Maps

You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Alberton 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 Alberton.

Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Called after Prince Albert. The name was proposed by the Honorable Benjamin Roge rs of Cascumpec shortly after the commencement of the building of the Prince Edw ard Island Railway. (Herbert Clark, Assistant Postmaster, 1905).See also PN of PEI, 1925. Alberton (Town) was incorporated in 1913.Confirmed in Place Names of PEI, 1925 and 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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