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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder French River, Prince Edward Island

French River, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4631', W 6331'.

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

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.

French River Harbour

French River Harbour
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French River Golf Course

French River Golf Course
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French River Harbour

French River Harbour
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 8 aerial photographs of French River 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.

French River Harbour

French River Harbour
Credit: 2006 James Devault (
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Fishing Boat

Fishing Boat
Credit: 2009 Stella Hagen
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Fishing Boat

Fishing Boat
Credit: 2009 Stella Hagen
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A view from somewhere down the Cape Tryon Rd. in French River.

A view from somewhere down the Cape Tryon Rd. in French River.
Credit: 2009 Stella Hagen.
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You can send us your own photos for inclusion here.

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 French River, select a category and click GO.


Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of French River


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

French River falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 21. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 21 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 French River (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

French River (Ham.) was adopted 2 August 1944 on 11L/12.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named so because it was a former French settlement. (Postmaster 1902)

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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