Elmira, an unincorporated area, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Souris. Its precise location is N 46°27', W 62°04'.
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|Elmira Museum- Train|
Credit: 2012 Faye Williams
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|Wildflowers and Windmills|
Credit: 2012 Meg Sullivan
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|Visitors Guide Listings|
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|The Geography of Elmira|
|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 Elmira.
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.
Elmira falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 47. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 47 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 Elmira (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Elmira (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Confirmed 7 January 194 7 on 11L/8.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Comp act Rural Community in 1973 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when Elmira b ecame a part of the Community of Eastern Kings in 1974. Name changed from Portage in 1872 to Elmira after Elmira, New York, at the sugge stion of George B. McEachern, school teacher.The name has no local significanc e but was selected for its euphony from a gazetteer.- PN of PEI, 1925.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .